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My suggestion for Lent is to give up beef

A beef cow in Alberta, Canada (The Canadian Press Images/Larry MacDougal)

Our addiction to beef does great damage to the environment. Time to wean ourselves off it

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/03/11

Cardinal Keith O'Brien of St Andrews and Edinburgh (Mazur/thepapalvisit.org.uk)

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Are our seminarians being taught about the Extraordinary Rite? And if not, why not?

Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos celebrates Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the Basilica of St Mary Major in Rome (CNS photo from Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope’s wishes are quite clear. But are our bishops carrying them out?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/03/11

Benedict XVI is pictured during yesterday's Angelus (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Debate: Six months on, what is the lasting legacy of the Pope’s visit to Britain?

Paschal Uche, left, smiles after addressing the Pope outside Westminster Cathedral (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Are Catholics still energised and renewed by the trip or has the momentum already been lost?

The Anglican Catholic patrimony which the ordinariate will bring has been enriching us for years

High altar reredos by Sir Ninian Comper at St Mark's church in Primrose Hill, north-west London

Think of all those great translations of Latin hymns

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/03/11

Copies of Pope Benedict XVI's new book on display the Vatican bookshop (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Pope wants more time for ecumenism in Germany visit

Pope Benedict XVI, right, meets Archbishop Robert Zollitsch, the head of the German Episcopal Conference and other German bishops AP

The Pope has said he is unhappy about the small amount of time given to ecumenical dialogue in the provisional plans for his September visit to Germany

‘Gay and atheist’ David Starkey is defending Christian conscience more clearly than our bishops

Starkey says he is opposed to the fining of Christian B&B owners who refused two men a double bedroom (Photo: PA)

On Question Time last week he pointed to a ‘new tyranny’ of liberal morality

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/03/11

Benedict XVI receives the ashes at the Basilica of Santa Sabina yesterday (AP Photo/Danilo Schiavella, Pool)

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