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Mother Teresa sent me a personal message bashed out on an old typewriter. This is what it said

Blessed Mother Theresa with Saint Pope John Paul II, just months before she died (AP)

Our correspondance 24 years ago shows what motivated her – love

Legalising drugs is the best way to promote the moral values that both Francis and I share

Pope Francis says he is pained that Christians suffer so much discrimination (CNS)

The Church teaches that drug abuse is wrong but that doesn’t mean we should support the criminalisation of drug users

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Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered for the Angelus (AP)

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What can we learn from Mother Teresa?

A woman prays by a portrait of Mother Teresa in Calcutta (CNS)

For the Albanian saint living Jesus’s example was more important than politics

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/06/14

Francis holds the monstrance at yesterday's Corpus Christi celebration (AP)

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The Explainer: what is Pope Francis’s vision for the family synod?

Pope Francis says he is pained that Christians suffer so much discrimination (CNS)

A guide to the harder-to-grasp aspects of Catholic news stories

Spain’s uncontroversial new king is good news for the Church

Spain's newly-crowned King Felipe VI and his wife Spain's Queen Letizia  (AP)

Despite Spain’s many troubles and traumatic past the monarchy remains resiliant

The Pope opines that war is how the great world economies ‘keep their balance sheets in the black’. I repeat: shouldn’t he be more careful with what he says?

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard the flight from Tel Aviv to Rome last month

Much of what he says in his public statements appears not entirely intellectually well thought through; at times it is even totally incoherent

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/06/14

Pope Francis pictured at yesterday's general audience (AP)

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A child hugs Francis at the end of his weekly audience (AP)

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