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A pair of saints to be proud of

John Paul II prays during a Mass in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in 2003 Below: John XXIII pictured in the Vatican Gardens (CNS)

John XXIII was very much a man of the people, while John Paul II lived the Gospel without compromise

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/04/14

Pope Francis waves during his Regina Caeli address yesterday (AP)

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Is anyone really that bothered by Britain being called a Christian country?

Cameron: does do God (PA)

David Cameron’s comments seem to have irritated some high-profile atheists, but no imams

Shrewsbury is offering the way forward out of the vocations crisis

We need more of these (CNS)

Let us hope other dioceses open their own houses of discernment

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/04/14

Chinese faithful celebrate Easter Mass at a patriotic church in Beijing (AP)

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From the First World War to Syria, the unending heroism of the Catholic priest

A century after the First World War, priests like Fr Franz still make huge sacrifices (CNS)

Like Fr van der Lugt, Fr William Doyle made the ultimate sacrifice

David Cameron already is doing something for persecuted Christians – making their plight worse

The Monastery of Mar Sarkis in Maaloula, recently recaptured by the Syrian Army (CNS)

Britain’s foreign policy does nothing to help the persecuted Church

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/04/14

Pope Francis at this morning's Chrism Mass (AP)

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This is what it’s like to take part in a Spanish Holy Week procession

The author, centre, prepares for the procession

Finally I have fulfilled a long-held ambition to walk among the penitents in Valladolid

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/04/14

Benedict XVI and Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica on February 22 (CNS)

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