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Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/05/14

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

Should the contents of Jackie Kennedy’s private letters to a priest have been made public?

All Catholics have the right to speak to their pastors in the strictest confidence

Jackie Kennedy was ‘bitter against God’ after death of JFK, letters reveal

Letters exchanged by Kennedy and priest to be auctioned in Dublin in June

Was Isabella the Catholic really a saint?

Those promoting Queen Isabella’s Cause can’t ignore the horrendous suffering she imposed on the Jewish people

Film Review: Calvary is a jet black comedy with serious things to say about faith

John Michael McDonagh has found his very own De Niro in Brendan Gleeson

Abuse survivor says new Vatican commission must achieve real change

Marie Collins nominated by Pope Francis to sit on the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minor

Hail, glorious St Patrick!

But beware the dangerous new tradition that paints 20th century Ireland as a grim theocracy

Mary Kenny: a writer who is a breath of fresh air

In her new autobiography, The Catholic Herald columnist demonstrates her skill for writing about both people and ideas

Irish bishops won’t release survey results

Vatican ordered worldwide survey on ‘Pastoral Challenges in the Family’ ahead of synod

Vatican spokesman: Francis won’t watch Philomena

Pope shouldn’t be used as part of a ‘marketing strategy,’ says Fr Lombardi