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Archbishop-elect Blase Cupich knocks on the doors of Holy Name Cathedral (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/11/14

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

A History of Loneliness is the story of a man  pushed into the priesthood by his over-devout mother (CNS)

John Boyne’s latest novel, A History of Loneliness, is driven by blunt ideology rather than subtle ideas

The Rev Ian Paisley holds up a sign denouncing St John Paul II during his 1998 speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg (CNS)

Rev Ian Paisley was buried after a private family funeral on Monday

Cardinal Seán Brady (CNS)

The cardinal will be replaced by Archbishop Eamon Martin who has served as coadjutor since early 2013

Members of the New York City Police Department march past protesters at the St Patrick's Day parade in March (AP)

Cardinal Timothy Dolan supports New York’s St Patrick’s Day committee ahead of next year’s parade

St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, Ireland's national seminary (Photo: PA)

New candidates bring the total number at Maynooth to 70

Queen Elizabeth II and Irish president Mary McAleese after a wreath laying ceremony at the Irish War Memorial Garden, Islandbridge, in May 2011 (PA)

On at least 44 days more than 100 Irishmen were killed during the Great War, but they are only now being recognised

'Irish emancipation was a lonely campaign for Daniel O’Connell'

Why are we honouring Gandhi but snubbing the Irish leader who helped to inspire him?

'There is one right way to set up an oratory but that individual family oratories should communicate your own faith'

An energetic new book offers a helpful guide to praying at home

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (PA Photo)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin speaks at child safeguarding conference