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Mater Hospital in Dublin (Haydn West/PA Wire)

Can the Mater Hospital respect the sanctity of human life while complying with the new abortion law?

Cristina Kirchner shakes hands with Pope Francis in March (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/10/13

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Pope Francis greets the faithful during this morning's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 09/10/13

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People walk through the Sultan Ahmed Square in Istanbul (PA)

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was right to make a sharp break with Turkey’s imperial past

'We think of Henry VIII and the destruction of the monasteries, but that was not the end of the destruction, it marked the beginning'

A new exhibition at Tate Britain highlights the scale of destruction to artworks in the Tudor period – a staggering amount of books and music were also destroyed

A displaced young woman prays in the makeshift Catholic chapel in Sudan (CNS)

Even western Christians turn a blind eye to the worst persecution of our times

A view of the Brompton Oratory (PA)

Fr Faber was a good man who deserves credit for the pastoral aspects of his priestly life

Fr Paolo Dall'Oglio, pictured in 2008, was kidnapped in July (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/10/13

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The Independent seems to think the Holy See is just another dictatorship (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Talk of a ‘Vatican Spring’ misunderstands how the Church works

Pope Francis gives his blessing at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/10/13

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