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Pontius Pilate should have listened to his wife

Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciseri

Pilate’s wife appears in one verse of St Matthew’s Gospel proclaiming Jesus’s innocence

What if Francis had been pope in 2005?

Pope Francis (CNS)

The then-Cardinal Bergoglio reportedly came second in the 2005 conclave and is said to have been relieved he wasn’t elected on that occasion

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/04/14

Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square (AP)

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Should Pope Francis have abandoned the trappings of his office? The media image now is of a pontiff rejecting the traditions of the Church

Pope Benedict famously wore red shoes

Pope Benedict was no less a pontiff of profound personal humility because he wore red shoes and lived in the papal apartments

We must defend the sacred nature of court trials

Pistorius on trial (PA)

The Pistorius trial shows just why we must never have televised justice in Britain

Standing up for Christians in China is about standing up for freedom of conscience

Woman reads prayer book at Cathedral in Beijing (CNS)

When will governments realise that religion is not their business and should not ever be their business?

Catholic women should join the fight against Women Who Eat On Tubes

There will be a 'picnic protest' on the tubes on Monday (PA)

This is one feminist bandwagon we should happily jump on

Equality between the sexes in every aspect of life? It just doesn’t work. Get over it

General Sir Peter Wall, head of the British army said that the army should look like society

We should not be training women in close combat roles

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/04/14

Francis greet Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro last  June (CNS)

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Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/04/14

Cardinal Pietro Parolin was Apostolic Nuncio to Venezuela in 2009–2013 (CNS)

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