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Archbishop Philip Wilson greets Pope Benedict during World Youth Day in Sydney in 2008 (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/09/11

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

Servicemen in London hold wreaths honouring the victims of 9/11 (Luke MacGregor/PA Wire)

What struck me about these extremists was the sheer ugliness of their attitude

SSPX leader Bishop Bernard Fellay received the 'doctrinal preamble' at the Vatican this morning (CNS photo/Denis Balibouse, Reuters)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 14/09/11

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

One in six baby girls in China is aborted

Francis Phillips wonders if pro-abortion activists have thought through the consequences of their views

Police clash with looters during the London riots

As the psalmist declaimed, ‘it is a people that do err in their heart’. We do need a ‘Big Society’: but on what will it be built?

Metropolitan Hilarion has urged the Pope to address tensions in Ukraine (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/09/11

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

St Augustine: the Shakespeare of Theology (Photo: CNS)

But he was a wonderful writer and preacher: his Confessions ranks as one of the greatest books ever written

Benedict XVI greets the faithful during his visit to Ancona (AP Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/09/11

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

Simon Russell Beale played Widmerpool, left, in a Channel 4 adaptation with Miranda Richardson

A Dance to the Music of Time ‘is just like life itself: the same people keep weaving their way in and out’

It seems that Enda Kenny is happy to let foreigners at the Vatican take the blame (Photo: PA)

Surely, one lesson has been learned from the abuse crisis: lies and half-truths can be deadly