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Benedict XVI should address the papacy’s treatment of Robert the Bruce

A statue of Robert the Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn site (PA archive)

Scotland’s hero-king clashed repeatedly with the popes

The Anglican Ordinariate will happen; and it will be a blessing for the English Church

The Right Revd Geoffrey Rowell, the third Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe (Steve Parsons/PA Wire)

But don’t hold your breath: it will take years

Why do we believe in the Assumption?

Mary is shown being taken up to heaven in a painting inside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore (CNS file photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Because the Church, an authority we can trust wholeheartedly, tells us we ought to

Are crazy Christians crazier than crazy atheists?

Hutton Gibson, with his son Mel (inset)

Militant atheists seem less likely than Christians to fall for wackadoo conspiracy theories

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/08/10

Supporters of the cross erected in front of the presidential palace sing as they march with torches through Warsaw (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

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Children are being confirmed too early

A bishop administers the sacrament of Confirmation (CNS file photo/Chris Heisey, The Catholic Witness)

Let’s delay the sacrament until children are 16

Debate: Should the age for first Holy Communion be lowered?

A girl pictured on the day of her first Holy Communion (CNS/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

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Is the crusade against man-made global warming the new world religion?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that man-made global warming is incontrovertible (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)

The Methodist Church is limbering up for an infallible declaration

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/08/10

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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The Telegraph may just have made a peaceful papal visit more likely

The former Telegraph offices on Fleet Street (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The anti-papal media – including the BBC – will now have to watch their step