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Pornography addiction can work in the same way as addiction to alcohol or heroin

Former lad’s mag editor Martin Daubney should be applauded for exposing the damage it does

Priests at yesterday's papal Mass for catechists in St Peter's Square (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/09/13

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We all are children of Romanticism

Fidelio tells us a lot about how liberalism has triumphed over its romantic roots

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope’s big interview is the biggest challenge yet to conservative Catholics

The south-east wing of the Mater Hospital in Dublin (Haydn West/PA Wire)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/09/13

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Truth and love go together, writes Francis Phillips

Nothing had changed in the Church’s moral teachings following the Pope’s interview

Stuart Randell poses in front of his Sacred Tattoos parlour in Fremantle, Western Australia

Don’t put your faith in tattoos

The Catechism has nothing to say on tattoos as a general rule, but even devotional body art is ill-advised

The death mask of Henry VII, Tudor King of England 1485-1509, at Westminster Abbey

There is no evidence of endowments set up to pay for prayers for the princes – Henry may have been scared of inspiring a religious cult

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis tames the wolf of Fleet Street

The Pontiff has restored the Church as an admirable and loveable presence on the world stage

The European Parliament building in Brussels (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/09/13

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