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Pope Benedict XVI holds a copy of Light of the World with its author Peter Seewald, left, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella (Photo: PA)

Or should he have listened to Fr Lombardi?

Pope Benedict XVI shakes hands with Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury during a Mass in Westminster Cathedral Wigglesworth/PA Wire

On littleness and the liturgy

A meditation on Anglicanorum Coetibus and related matters

Supporters of a Pakistani religious group rally in Lahore to condemn the release of a Christian woman Asia Bibi who had been sentenced to death. The banner reads " Death is a punishment for blasphemy in Shariah".

The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom

Pope Benedict’s interview with Peter Seewald marks an important moment in the Holy Father’s ministry

Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the faithful during his weekly general audience (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/10

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

The late Cardinal Hume withdrew his support for parish-based conversions in the early 1990s because of the opposition of some bishops (Photo: PA)

In the words of Cardinal Ratzinger then, ‘what are the English bishops afraid of?’

Pope Benedict XVI addresses the College of Cardinals (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/10

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

Pope Benedict XVI's comments on Aids and condoms have lit up the headlines (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

In fact, the Pope has merely confirmed what is already well established

The German author talks about his hugely anticipated book, Light of the World

Does the papacy need a ruthless manager? (Photo: CNS)

Or should the priority instead be on holiness and authoritative teaching?