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Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/09/13

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

Of course clerical celibacy isn’t a dogma; and Archbishop Parolin thinks that the Church is collegial when the Pope listens first and then decides

Petter Stordalen has demonstrated what a difference one person’s moral stand can make

Though the words of the Gospel have been twisted over the centuries, there is nothing in this gospel verse per se that is anti-Semitic or anti-Jewish

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/09/13

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

The Holy Father has prompted millions to re-examine their prejudices about the Church

I watched Mum and Dad are Splitting Up with some trepidation, but it proved to be a candid and emotional documentary

We must demand that our moralising, ineffectual political leaders take action

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/09/13

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

We need to proclaim Christ in all his splendour and next to Christ crucified, the icon of Divine Love, we need to point to the icon of the perfect human response, Mary our Mother