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Our attitude to sugar needs to go the same way as smoking

Cups and sugar cubes are displayed at a news conference at New York's City Hall (AP photo)

The Mayor of New York wants to ban super-sized cups of sugary drinks. I’d go further

In Dublin young families are inspired by august intellectuals who don’t mince their words

Cardinal Brady described the columnist John Waters as a 'great man' (Photo: IEC2012)

Parents hear talks by David Quinn on the crisis of the family and John Waters on finding religion (and learning to pray on his knees)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 13/06/12

Benedict XVI arrives for today's general audience (AP)

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Unlike the Government’s proposals, the Church of England’s document on marriage is thought through

The Coalition seems to have no understanding of what marriage actually is

Hans Küng is at it again. The Holy Father, he says, is a ‘schismatic pope’ who has effectively deposed himself: what’s he up to now?

Hans Küng at his office in Tubingen, Germany, in 2009 (CNS photo)

Küng claims that Paul VI declared that the SSPX bishops were invalidly ordained. But he just didn’t: it’s all very odd

The Congress is flying in the face of modern Irish culture – and is all the better for it

Young people take part in a parade at the Congress's opening Mass (CNS photo)

The Irish Church is defying its own reputation, too

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/06/12

Benedict XVI speaks in the Basilica of St John at the Lateran yesterday (AP)

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If the Sisters of the LCWR ‘sever ties’ with Rome, then they stop being Sisters

Sister Farrell, president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (CNS photo)

I hope they stay in the Church, even if they have caused it harm

Pilgrims who have come to Dublin are already re-invigorating Ireland’s faithful

Altar servers lead the procession at the conclusion of the opening Mass (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The 50th International Eucharistic Congress offers us Irish Catholics the chance to re-root our faith

There is nothing shameful about the human body

ARTWORK OF ADAM AND EVE DISPLAYED AT VATICAN MUSEUM

But there’s something odd about wanting to appear nude in public