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Pope Benedict blesses the faithful at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/11/12

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Today we celebrate a ruler with a great love of the poor

The new Archbishop of Canterbury was reduced to tears by Leviticus

Archbishop-designate Justin Welby isn’t an Old Etonian in the David Cameron tradition

Young Brazilians lift the World Youth Day cross (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/11/12

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

The island of San Francesco del Deserto

Simon Raven’s 10-novel sequence Alms for Oblivion offers a window into upper-class mores, and also a terrible denunciation of modern life

Protesters in Dublin mistakenly blame Ireland's abortion laws for the death of Savita Halappanavar (Photo: PA)

Enda Kenny is predictably making the most of the situation: he shouldn’t be allowed to get away with it

Vatican Pope Easter

Some men just love to make-believe

Archbishop Mario Zenari  (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/11/12

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

Blessed John Henry Newman (Photo: CNS)

Catholic liberals keep trying to claim Newman as one of themselves, by quoting him out of context: but he was a dedicated scourge of liberalism

Benedict XVI at the general audience in the Paul VI Hall this  morning (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 14/11/12

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