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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 02/04/14

Francis arrives for this morning's general audience (AP)

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Cardinal Kasper’s new approach to the remarried has shaky historical foundations

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

The cardinal’s case is based on a doubtful interpretation of a tiny number of texts

Parents who don’t love their children should not be criminalised

'We have fallen into a hysteria about our children – which dictates that parents and the state must battle for control and culpability' (PA)

Under the terms of the proposed ‘Cinderella law’ parents could face up to ten years in prison for ‘emotional neglect’

Religious people must remember that history can’t be bypassed

The 'absurd' billboard in America

The post-modern idea that there is no such thing as historical fact, merely historical interpretations, is wrong

Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/04/14

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta (AP)

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How many politicians could admit, even to God, that they made a mistake?

Pope Francis hears Confession in Brazil, World Youth Day (PA)

By going to Confession, Pope Francis demonstrates the point that we are all in this together

The strong pro-life leadership shown by Bishop Egan is needed today as never before

Bishop Egan has received criticism for his comments last week (Mazur)

To witness to the truth in public is to invite a backlash from those who are offended or angered by it. But sometimes there is no alternative.

Morning Catholic must-reads: 31/03/14

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/03/14

A Pakistani Christian reads the Bible in the city of Peshawar (AP)

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Sacking a bishop isn’t as easy as people think

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst  (PA)

The Vatican is acting with unusual determination in the ‘bishop of bling’ case