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Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/08/11

Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston  (CNS photo/Gregory L. Tracy, The Pilot)

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The 1994 statement permitting girl servers was a mistaken tactical retreat which led to a fall in priestly vocations. It’s time to withdraw it

The Holy Father looks on as a female server presents his zuchetto

Undoing the damage will take time: the sooner the Church starts to clear up the mess, the better

Michael Voris: Being Catholic is about salvation, not accommodation

Michael Voris wielding his 'sword of truth'

Francis Phillips relates Michael Voris’s take no prisoners approach to faith

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/08/11

A capsule containing blood from Blessed John Paul II is displayed for veneration at the apostolic nunciature in Mexico City (CNS photo/Carlos Jasso, Reuters)

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World Youth Day was a success but, my goodness, it was badly organised

A pilgrim tries to escape the baking heat as he waits for the Pope at Cuatro Vientos airfield (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

The papal events at Cuatro Vientos airfield were dangerously chaotic

Ugly anti-papal protests are harming the so-called secularist cause

A World Youth Day pilgrim walks past protesters in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Protesting about the Pope coming to your city is appalling bad manners

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 24/08/11

Pope blesses the crowd at the end of his general audience this morning (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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After the storm ceased, the Pope thanked the two million for their ‘joy and resistance’. Then they knelt in the mud before the Blessed Sacrament. That’s the meaning of the Catholic faith

Benedict XVI beams during the freak storm at Cuatros Vientos airfield on Saturday night (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Those two million young Catholics are just so unfashionable. Long may it remain so

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/08/11

Irish Minister for Justice Alan Shatter at a press conference following the publication of the Cloyne Report (Julien Behal/PA Wire)

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Giuseppe Verdi: the anti-clerical composer with a deeply Catholic soul

Verdi conducts the second performance of the Requiem at La Scala in May 1874

It’s a myth that the Italian composer did not care about religion