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According to reports, Mgr Brown will replace Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza, pictured, as the nuncio to Ireland (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/11/11

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Pope recalls Benin trip at general audience

Benedict XVI talks about the signing of the document Africae Munus, a ‘road map’ for the Church in Africa, and about evangelisation

The controversial Jubilee Church in Rome, designed by leading American architect Richard Meier (CNS photo by Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/11

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The Pope visits the parish of St Rita in Cotonou on the second day of his journey to Benin in West Africa (AP Photo/Sandro Bianchi, pool)

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A compilation of some of the most striking scenes from the visit

The Pope arrives at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Ouidah, Benin (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Benedict XVI signs apostolic exhortation Africae Munus in Benin

Pope arrives in Benin

After a nearly six hour flight, the Pope arrived at Benin’s international airport, where he was greeted by president Thomas Yayi Boni and his wife Chantal. She welcomed the Pope in French by saying “Beloved Holy Father.”

Mario Monti met Benedict XVI earlier this morning

The new Italian prime minister Mario Monti meets the Pope (AP Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/11/11

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Benedict XVI waves during his Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/11/11

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