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Pope Francis welcomes a young pilgrim before hearing confession in St. Peter's Square (CNS photo/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

Why does Amoris Laetita remind priests that Confession should not be torture?

Michael Voris (CNS)

Voris, editor of, said the archdiocese was seeking to discredit him

Catholics pray before the Eucharist (CNS)

Thousands of religious are leaving their communities each year. One cause is ‘an absence of spiritual life’. This is a tragedy

Truth and love go together, writes Francis Phillips

Nothing had changed in the Church’s moral teachings following the Pope’s interview

The faithful watch a screen showing Benedict XVI in St Peter's Square yesterday (AP)

Benedict XVI’s abdication is a blessing in disguise

Every sacrifice made by a mother challenges the abortionists’ argument; every vibrant, loving marriage defends that institution

Michael Voris: The courts and the legal system reflect the views of secular liberals

For five decades fundamental moral values have been sidelined by economics and politics

Benedict XVI arrives for this morning's general audience (AP Photo)

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Michael Voris wielding his 'sword of truth'

Francis Phillips relates Michael Voris’s take no prisoners approach to faith

A capsule containing blood from Blessed John Paul II is displayed for veneration at the apostolic nunciature in Mexico City (CNS photo/Carlos Jasso, Reuters)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/08/11

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