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Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/01/16

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Pope Francis’s message for Lent 2016 has been published by the Vatican

The Vatican has released Francis’s message on the theme of mercy

The great British survivor

In this Lenten season of forgiveness, Lord Tebbit reflects on the bomb that nearly killed him, bankers’ bonuses, bad sermons and the afterlife

Fifth Sunday of Lent, Jer 31:13-34; Heb 5: 7-9; jn 12: 20-30 (Year B)

US bishops ask faithful to ‘unite with our suffering brothers and sisters’

The modern tendency is to over-spiritualise Jesus’s time in the desert by making it all mythological

Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2 chr 36:14-16 & 19-23; eph 2: 4-10; jn 3:14-21 (year b)

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