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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 05/10/11

Benedict XVI greets the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for this morning's general audience (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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The Amanda Knox case is an indictment of Italian justice

The press jumped to conclusions about the guilt of Knox and Raffaele Sollecito (Photo: PA)

The news media do not come out well, either. The obsession with Knox’s looks was infantile

The Anglican woman vicar who gave up her ministry to become a Catholic

Members of the Women's Ordination Conference (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Una Kroll, ordained a priest in 1997, says ‘God gave me a direct push that I could not resist’

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/10/11

Pope Benedict visits Assisi in 2007 (AP Photo/Maurizio Brambatti, Pool)

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It’s becoming hard to find an Aussie priest

Cardinal George Pell celebrates Mass to mark the 25th anniversary of Sydney's Chinese community alongside Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun (CNS photo/Kerry Myers)

Soon one in four priests in Australia will be foreign-born or on visas

The resilient French Church shows that Catholicism survives no matter how repressive the regime

The Basilica of St Martin in Tours

In Tours a fine basilica was built on the site of a vast medieval church knocked down during the Revolution

The poet who confronted T S Eliot over his anti-Semitism

In 1933 T S Eliot said a 'large number of free-thinking Jews' were undesirable in a Christian society

Jewish poet Emanuel Litvinoff was horrified that Eliot’s anti-Semitic sentiments persisted after the Holocaust

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/10/11

Benedict XVI greets the faithful during his Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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The Loreto Sisters gave Wangari Maathai her campaigning spirit

Professor Wangari Maathai (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Salvatore Di Nolfi)

The late Nobel Prize winner never forgot her debt to the Loreto Sisters

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/09/11

A priest speaks on a mobile phone after the shooting at  St Mary's church in Madrid (AP Photo/Paul White)

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