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Pope Francis holds the relics of St Peter (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/11/13

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

'We think of Henry VIII and the destruction of the monasteries, but that was not the end of the destruction, it marked the beginning'

A new exhibition at Tate Britain highlights the scale of destruction to artworks in the Tudor period – a staggering amount of books and music were also destroyed

The death mask of Henry VII, Tudor King of England 1485-1509, at Westminster Abbey

There is no evidence of endowments set up to pay for prayers for the princes – Henry may have been scared of inspiring a religious cult

A team of medieval jousters practice before the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden at Traquair House in May (PA)

The fate of James IV of Scots seems to point to a tradition that left the Tudors inured to the mistreatment of the dead

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby (PA)

Above all, ARCIC is the institutionalisation of the indifferentism which has so weakened faith in the parishes since the Sixties

Should the last king killed in battle be given a Catholic burial in Westminster?