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Benedict XVI may visit Ireland next year when it hosts the 50th International Eucharistic Congress (CNS photo)

Can removing bishops, redrawing dioceses and a papal visit next year lead the Irish Church towards renewal?

Some reports suggest that Amy Winehouse died because of alcohol withdrawal (PA photo)

Lots of parents, like Mitch and Janis Winehouse, have lost a child to drugs or alcohol. The stories are often very similar

Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza, apostolic nuncio to Ireland, leaves the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin earlier this month (Julien Behal/PA Wire)

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Benedict XVI strongly condemned clerical abuse in his homily at Westminster Cathedral on September 18 2010 during his visit to Britain (Leon Neal/PA Wire)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/07/11

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York Minster: view it online for free (PA photo)

You should, of course, make a voluntary contribution to its maintenance; but it’s your decision. They have no right to stop you

Bishop Gianfranco Girotti, Regent of the Apostolic Penitentiary (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

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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

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

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

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

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