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Pope Paul VI makes his way past bishops during a session of the Second Vatican Council in 1964 (CNS)

Pope Paul VI’s beatification will be an opportunity to re-discover his teaching, which willl do us a world of good

Young woman greets Pope John Paul II during event with youths in 2004 (CNS)

He re-established the simple but immense fact of the Church’s authority to declare the objective truth of Catholic doctrine

Blessed John Paul II will be canonised on April 27 (CNS)

Ahead of his canonisation, it is a timely moment to reflect on how Blessed John Paul has inspired us

Francis may develop the insights contained in Humanae Vitae (CNS)

I bet Francis is going to develop Church teaching on birth control at some point in his pontificate

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis says Pope Paul VI’s encyclical on birth control was ‘prophetic’

The Pope gives Communion to a child. But what about the divorced? (CNS)

The question presents many dilemmas for Catholics and the Church

Archbishop John Myers, right, shares a laugh with Cardinal Dolan (AP)

Everything depends on the character, fidelity and communication skills of the local bishop

Francis greets a child during yesterday's Mass in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/02/14

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Pope Francis with members of the Council of Cardinals (CNS)

Scandals, including those involving child abuse and the Vatican Bank, make the task of evangelisation harder

Pope Francis (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 16/10/13

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