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Pope Benedict greets the crowd at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/11/12

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A Requiem Mass for Czech leader Václav Havel, whose body was cremated (Photo: PA)

Humans require more than secular rites of ‘closure’

Palliative care specialists say doctors must be 'trained appropriately' before they adopt the Liverpool Care Pathway (Photo: PA)

There is too much evidence that the LCP is being used by some doctors as euthanasia by the back door, and that they are wilfully failing to consult: the Health Secretary will be ignored

Archbishop of Canterbury speculation
The Pope told scientists: 'The universe is not chaos or the result of chaos' (AP)

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The statue of Christ the Redeemer towers over Rio de Janeiro (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/11/12

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Newlyweds wave as the Pope arrives for this morning's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 07/11/12

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The Obamas and Bidens celebrate. Perhaps, though, not for long (Photo: PA)

The tragedy is not just that Obama has been a bad president; it’s that Romney would have been a good one

Both Parents Alzheimer's

The dementia time bomb

Soon 1 in 70 will suffer from dementia

Romney 2012

But Obama probably will because of his ‘ideological stance’