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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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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George (Photo: CNS)

Couples must not persuade themselves of the need to limit the size of their families

The Pope's official Twitter account, @Pontifex

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Photo: PA

The common good depends on stable marriages open to life

Sister Wendy Beckett, an art critic who lives the life of a hermit, outside the Louvre

To avoid causing scandal, Sister Wendy should perhaps stick to art