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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

In practice Christians and Muslims can work together. But our thinking is worlds apart

Rageh Omaar pictured in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Koran is believed to be the immutable word of God, and so, unlike the Bible, cannot be seen historically

Despite the EU’s demands on human rights, Turkey’s persecution of Christians is escalating

Patriarch Bartholomew I meets European Commission president José Manuel Barroso (AP Photo/Murad Sezer, Pool)

I wonder why Brussels isn’t interested? Maybe it approves

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/07/11

Fr Nguyen Van Ly at his trial in 2007 where he was given an eight-year prison sentence

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The Globe’s flat Doctor Faustus shows belief in the Devil is fading

Arthur Darvill as Mephistopheles in Doctor Faustus (Photo: Keith Pattison)

Marlowe’s mighty drama about salvation is reduced to the level of a television gameshow

Posh and Becks are a force for good in the world

The Beckhams have been criticised for having too many children (Photo: David Davies/PA Wire)

I hope they communicate to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge the fun of having four children

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/07/11

The faithful take photos of Benedict XVI during the Angelus yesterday (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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The Taoiseach has just got it wrong. The Pope isn’t the problem: he is a major part of the solution

Enda Kenny pins blame for the mishandling of abuse allegations on the Vatican (PA photo)

Both at the CDF and as Pope he has clearly directed that crimes must be reported to the civil authorities

Our glee at the Murdoch saga does Britain no credit

James Murdoch, centre, is only slightly more interesting than Rebekah Brooks's hair, according to Google (PA photo)

Rebekah Brooks is talented, rich and good-looking – and for that, it seems, the general public would love to see her humiliated