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Mexican carpenter José Ernesto Fernandez works on a chair to be used by Benedict XVI during his visit to León in March (CNS photo/Mario Armas, Reuters)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/02/12

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Rick Santorum, left, and the Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney (AP photo)

On Sundays Santorum goes to Mass in Latin; but the BBC Washington correspondent says he’s a Protestant. What else will he get wrong?

Environmental activists dressed as polar bears Binsar Bakkara/AP/Press Association Images

The history of science is the history of one collapsing consensus after another

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond with Cardinal Keith O'Brien (PA Wire)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/10/11

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L'Osservatore Romano has joined Boris Johnson in condemning the date change (Photo: CNS)

Front-page editorial says any move to BCE/CE instead of BC/AD is an attempt to deny the west’s Christian roots

The BBC's website refers to BCE/CE rather than BC/AD as it is 'religiously neutral'

If our timeline does not commemorate the birth of Christ it has no business to exist at all

If only someone like Dolores Hope could act as official censor at the BBC

A censor would not have to be Catholic; just someone who can tell the difference between laughter and obscenity

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/09/11

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Julia Bradbury and Matt Baker, presenters of Countryfile

The BBC takes on the cold and the rain so you don’t have to

Pope blesses the crowd at the end of his general audience this morning (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 24/08/11

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