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We should bring the Courtyard of the Gentiles to England

People attend a Courtyard of the Gentiles gathering in the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (CNS)

Promoting dialogue between believers and non-believers will enrich our national conversation

Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/04/14

King Abdullah II of Jordan meets Pope Francis yesterday (AP)

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Catholic Herald View: Fr Frans van der Lugt – one of the great Christian witnesses of our age

Fr van der Lugt

The murdered priest successfully highlighted the suffering of Syrians in a western media that has grown tired of the conflict

Praying for our priests is not enough

Priests are easily isolated says Francis Phillips  (PA)

We must show our priests that we value them

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/04/14

Francis greets the faithful as he leaves San Gregorio Magno church (AP)

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How prophetic were Fulton Sheen’s words 80 years ago

Fulton Sheen: his writing of 1933 predicted the world today

Christians must go to the cross for the truth

What will the synod on the family decide about Holy Communion for remarried divorcees wrongly denied an annulment? As Pope Benedict says ‘mistakes occur’

The Pope Emeritus has previously made some interesting points concerning this difficult question (PA)

What we need is an intelligent application of the science of casuistry: after all, we have a Jesuit Pope: Jesuits are supposed to be good at it

Memo to Nancy: there’s more to being Catholic than papal rosary beads

Nancy Pelosi, minority leader of the US House of Representatives (AP)

The US politician is ‘thrilled’ with the gift of a rosary, but will her faith ever show in her voting record?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/04/14

Young Belgians from the Verse Vis organisation interview Pope Francis

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Now the voice of Leo XIII is just a click away

Pope Leo XIII is seen giving a blessing in a frame from an 1896 film in the Vatican Film Library (CNS)

The Vatican’s ‘Voices of the popes’ audio archive is a reason for rejoicing