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Every year about 200,000 pro-lifers march along Constitution Avenue in Washington

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans gather in Washington DC on the anniversary of the Roe v Wade ruling. Imagine for a moment a similar event taking place in London

Pope Benedict XVI, flanked by Mgr Guido Marini, right, arrives at the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls yesterday evening (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/01/11

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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, where children will be confirmed before receiving first Holy Communion from 2012 (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/01/11

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Greta Garbo as Anna Karenina: Tolstoy's novel illustrates that working at an unsatisfactory marriage is usually better than abandoning it

Teaching ‘well-being’ at school is also hard to justify. Children are better off studying great works of literature

Fr Keith Newton is still very cautious about predicting the size of the ordinariate

By the end of the year, the number of parish groups will be more than double the number predicted

Pope Benedict XVI meets members of the Roman Rota on Saturday (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano, HO)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/01/11

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Blessed Pope Pius IX (CNS photo)

Pio Nono’s Syllabus Errorum has had an undeservedly bad press: it is still relevant today
 

Tory MP Nadine Dorries says she feels let down by the churches in the campaign to reform the abortion law

Or would aggressive interventions in politics be counter-productive?

Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the CDF (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/01/11

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