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What attracted Anders Breivik to Freemasonry?

Breivik posing in his Masonic costume (PA photo)

The Masons in Britain are, apparently, open to anyone who believes in a God and donate huge sums to charity. So what did Breivik see in it?

What is a ‘Christian fundamentalist’? Not Fr Longenecker, surely. But Anders Breivik approvingly quoted his blog: how creepy is that?

Anders Breivik: not everything he wrote was hate-filled (CNS photo)

The fact is that even mass murderers agree with sensible people sometimes: you can’t keep quiet, just in case

Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/08/11

Benedict XVI waves during the Angelus at Castel Gandolfo yesterday (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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Debate: Is there any hope for Catholic Ireland?

Benedict XVI may visit Ireland next year when it hosts the 50th International Eucharistic Congress (CNS photo)

Can removing bishops, redrawing dioceses and a papal visit next year lead the Irish Church towards renewal?

It is comforting to know that Amy Winehouse’s family have a tradition to fall back on

Some reports suggest that Amy Winehouse died because of alcohol withdrawal (PA photo)

Lots of parents, like Mitch and Janis Winehouse, have lost a child to drugs or alcohol. The stories are often very similar

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/07/11

Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza, apostolic nuncio to Ireland, leaves the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin earlier this month (Julien Behal/PA Wire)

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Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/07/11

Benedict XVI strongly condemned clerical abuse in his homily at Westminster Cathedral on September 18 2010 during his visit to Britain (Leon Neal/PA Wire)

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If anybody tries to make you pay to enter an Anglican cathedral (built by the Catholic Church) refuse and enter anyway

York Minster: view it online for free (PA photo)

You should, of course, make a voluntary contribution to its maintenance; but it’s your decision. They have no right to stop you

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 27/07/11

Bishop Gianfranco Girotti, Regent of the Apostolic Penitentiary (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

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To call Anders Breivik a monster is to distance ourselves from the worst aspects of human nature

People place flowers near Norway's Utøya Island  (CNS photo/Fabrizio Bensch, Reuters)

We are back to the mystery of evil: none of the details we know about his life explain what he did