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Fr Paul Lei Shiyin, holding crosier on right, after his episcopal ordination without a papal mandate (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of Leshan, UCAN)

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His assessment of Pius as ‘odiously anti-Semitic’ is based on one source – John Cornwell

Auberon Waugh pictured in 2000 a few months before he died (PA photo)

Auberon Waugh loathed the school and was beaten regularly by its headmaster. He took revenge through journalism

Benedict XVI pictured at the Angelus yesterday  (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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A traditional representation of the Sacred Heart in stained glass (CNS photo)

Today’s feast is one of the most theologically profound of the year

Pope Benedict XVI reads the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

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Archbishop Celli assists Benedict XVI with an iPad for the launch of the Vatican's new website (CNS photo)

In a homily Archbishop Nichols echoes Benedict XVI’s humility

Paul Theroux: a mind narrowed by travel (PA photo)

Nineteenth-century writers were an intriguing mix of curiosity and prejudice; modern writers are equally prejudiced, but not in a good way

Tariq Ramadan, one of the speakers at last night's debate (PA photo)

At last night’s Spectator debate the panellists were hard to spot behind the straw men

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Archbishop of Vienna (CNS photo/Reuters)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/06/11

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