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Pilgrims in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the Madrid World Youth Day (Photo: PA)
The Pope, last Sunday CNS photo/Paul Haring

Gaudete Sunday has returned to the mainstream of Catholicism

Mary Portas, with David Cameron Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Like high streets, the Church will have to change to revitalise

The Catholic Truth Society's new missals (Photo: Fr Tim Finigan)

The new liturgical dispensation has shown it yet again rising to the challenge

Confessions are heard at World Youth Day in Madrid (Photo: CNS)

Why has the practice dropped off so dramatically here, but not in Italy, say, or Kenya?

Benedict XVI waves at the end of a Mass for Latin America at St Peter's Basilica last night (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/12/11

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

The first Eucharistic Prayer in a copy of the new Roman Missal (CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)

The Mass, after all is the most important thing in our lives: and the old translation wasn’t remotely accurate

Archbishop Martin says that cultural Catholics should have the maturity to leave the Church altogether if they do not believe in it (Photo: CNS)

Priests vary on how they respond to requests for baptisms or church weddings from Catholics who do not go to Mass

A large Christmas tree CNS photo/Paul Haring

And why we should encourage children to make their own cribs

The faithful listen to the Angelus in St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/12/11

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