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The Infancy Narratives was released in different languages yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/12

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

A member of the Synod votes 'no' on their handset (Photo: PA)

The arguments for women priests were wholly secular. This is, in any case, the state Church: and in the end the state will decide

A meeting of the General Synod at the Assembly Hall of Church House (Photo: PA)

Now the ‘Church in turmoil’ headline will run for another five years

Lord Williams of Oystermouth, former Archbishop of Canterbury (Photo: PA)

Dr Williams speaks from the perspective of the high table and senior common room: but Dr Nazir-Ali has actually been persecuted

Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor outside Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/

Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor celebrates his 80th birthday today

Dr Williams is likely to be a better Master of Magdalene than he was Archbishop of Canterbury (PA photo)

He is supposed to be a theologian: but his actions have been theologically incoherent

The Church of England General Synod (PA photo)
Dr Jeffrey John is apparently considering whether to sue the Church of England under the Equality Act (Photo: PA)

His non-appointment as Bishop of Southwark was a prime example of Anglicanism’s inability to think theologically

Dr John Sentamu greets members of his congregation (Photo: John Giles/PA Wire)
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After all, the Catholic Church in Malta thrived under the temporal authority of protestant governors