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The Olympic Stadium in Berlin was built for the 1936 Summer Olympics and is strongly identified with the Nazi regime (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/06/11

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

Pope Benedict XVI waves as he arrives for this morning's general audience (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 15/06/11

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

Sir Terry Pratchett, a campaigner for assisted dying, has early onset Alzheimer's (PA photo)

Sir Terry’s message last night was relentless: ‘why can’t we be allowed to die like this in Britain?’

Benedict XVI takes part in a convention of Rome parishes at the St John Lateran last night (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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

Dr Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, talks to Margaret Thatcher in 1983 (PA photo)

The archbishop’s arguments were derived from Left-wing politics, not the Christian religion

Benedict XVI celebrates Mass in St Peter's Basilica on Pentecost Sunday (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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

The Houses of Parliament (PA photo)

Or should they only intervene when they have the weight of the Magisterium behind them?

Servers bow during a Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Latin rite at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Two years ago a letter from Ecclesia Dei said female servers in the EF was allowable, if not recommended

Dr Rowan Williams says the Coalition Government is introducing radical, long-term policies 'for which no one voted' (PA photo)

That’s a nuisance; it means that our own bishops will now be cautious when they ought to speak out

Placido Domingo performs in a production of Simon Boccanegra at the Staatsoper in Berlin (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

If so, this is bad news for all of us