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Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/02/16

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

Fra' Matthew Festing with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in June (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/01/16

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

Dawn Eden (Photo: Ron Santini)

Dawn Eden, author of The Thrill of the Chaste, says chastity is not abstinence, but a virtue that can help us all love more fully

Bishop Kieran Conry  (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop Egan makes comments in weekly diocesan email bulletin

The article on celibacy was written by an anonymous contributor

But why does an author hailing ‘life without sex’ on the paper’s website need to remain anonymous?

The English and Welsh bishops with Cardinal Ouellet (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/11/13

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

Pope Francis and the Catholic Church were the subject of an Intelligence Squared debate

Parliamentarians believe a change in rules would lead to growth of the priesthood

We must learn from the O'Brien scandal

Good must come from this sad affair

Cardinal O'Brien (Photo: PA)

Scotland’s cardinal tells the BBC that clerical celibacy could, in principle, be re-considered

Seminarians from Allen Hall, who featured in the documentary

Last night’s ‘Catholics’ was a worthwhile and sensitive portrayal of seminary life, devoid of sensationalism