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Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/09/11

The five nuns are beatified in Sarajevo on Saturday (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

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

If only someone like Dolores Hope could act as official censor at the BBC

If only someone like Dolores Hope could act as official censor at the BBC

A censor would not have to be Catholic; just someone who can tell the difference between laughter and obscenity

Secular society is like a plant without roots

Tristram Hunt, MP and historian, says identity rests partly on tradition (Photo: PA)

Because we know less and less of the past, we know less and less of ourselves, and who we are

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/09/11

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

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

Today, for the first time, Benedict XVI is entering the land of the Reformation

President Christian Wulff, right, and Chancellor Angela Merkel welcome Benedict XVI at Tegel airport this morning (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

His trip to Germany this week is his first foray as Pope outside Germany’s Catholic strongholds

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/09/11

Benedict XVI speaks to the media on the flight to Germany (AP Photo)

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

Beware the smuggling of atheism into science lessons

Sir David Attenborough wants the Government to tackle the 'threat' of creationism in schools (Photo: PA)

Of course schools should teach evolution – but they should not present it as a substitute for God

Without Catholic schools our young people would be lost

Pupils wait for Pope Benedict XVI to arrive near St Mary's University College in Twickenham (CNS photo/Kevin Coombs, Reuters)

Our schools must evangelise as well as educate: for some pupils they may be their only contact with the Church

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 21/09/11

Benedict XVI and Cardinal Angelo Scola pictured during the Pope's visit to Venice in May (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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

The day I saw a saint’s blood become liquid

The waving of the handkerchief is the traditional sign the liquefaction has happened (Photo: PA)

Ten years ago in Naples on the feast of St Januarius I prayed as I had never done before