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Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/07/12

Protesters call for the release of Asia Bibi in Lahore in 2010 (CNS)

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A BMJ editorial is now saying that our law should pay less attention to the sanctity of human life, and that lives not worth living should be ended: what’s going on?

It’s also saying that brain-damaged and demented people just cost too much: what’s happened to medical ethics?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/07/12

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Can there be salvation outside of the Church?

What happens to a good person who is not a practising Christian?

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 18/07/12

Vatican official Mgr Ettore Balestrero discusses the Council of Europe report (AP)

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A disappointing start to the global battle against abuse

Mgr Scicluna, the CDF's promoter of justice (Photo: CNS)

The Vatican gave bishops around the world a year to produce the most basic guidelines on handling abuse allegations and more than half of them failed to submit the text in time

People become bored by religion because they do not understand it

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And talk of Hell is not the best way to bring them back

Cults keep their followers away from the true source of healing

Jim Jones, founder of the Peoples Temple, which ended with the mass suicide of 900 members (AP photo)

Even Christianity is not immune to spiritual pathology

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/07/12

St Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai, where Bishop Ma Daqin was ordained (AP)

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Winning the Olympic Games was a great national disaster. We have reduced ourselves to a state of militaristic paranoia; the terrorists have already won

The HMS Ocean heads towards Greenwich for a pre-Oympics security exercise (PA photo)

Are they really going to shoot down aircraft over London? If not, what are those Typhoon jets for?