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Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/02/12

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

Polly Toynbee: committed to reasonable debate Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Religious-secular debate continues to be a dialogue of the deaf

Pope Benedict XVI greets Baroness Warsi on Wednesday (CNS)

The Church’s values are not those of the Cameron government; there could be trouble ahead

How Stalin became a Catholic

The dictator’s daughter Svetlana, who died last November, converted to the faith after a long correspondence with a priest

Archbishop Brown presents his credentials (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/02/12

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

Pope Benedict XVI greets members of the Roman Curia (CNS photo)

The world should be told which priests or bishops leaked those secret documents

Pilgrims pray around a statue of Mary on Apparition Hill in Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/02/12

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

There are few Catholics in South Carolina, the reddest of red states, but that is changing fast

Benedict XVI speaks at today's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 15/02/12

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

Mexicans crowd around a relic and wax effigy of Blessed John Paul II at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. Catholicism flourishes in this country  CNS photo/Keith Dannemiller

What we can learn from the Church in Mexico