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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 30/07/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

By on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

The website of the World Evangelical Alliance

The website of the World Evangelical Alliance

The leader of the World Evangelical Alliance has apologised to Catholics who have suffered “discrimination or persecution” at the hands of Evangelicals.

The Vatican has reportedly suspended ordinations in the Paraguayan Diocese of Ciudad del Este (Vatican statement).

Cardinal Vincent Nichols will celebrate a Requiem Mass marking the centenary of Britain’s entry into the First World War on August 4.

Pope Francis has thanked an Irish teenager for supporting her mother in the wake of clerical abuse.

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri explains how Pope Francis hopes to transform the synod of bishops (video).

Nina Shea argues that only the United States can guarantee the safety of Iraq’s Christians.

And Damian Thompson says the media didn’t care when Richard Dawkins’s chief target was Benedict XVI.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.

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