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Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating the canonisation Mass of St Teresa of Kolkata (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Medical experts will no longer be paid in cash and a two-thirds majority will be required to approve miracles

A priest holds a candle at a camp for the displaced in Irbil, northern Iraq (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/09/16

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

Zachary Quinto as Spock in Star Trek Beyond

Does the attempt to explain away miracles prevent us from fully embracing the love of God?

A pilgrim holding a rosary raises her hands as she walks on her knees at Fatima (CNS)
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Millennials believe in miracles, no matter how hard society tries to explain them away

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, who died in 1906, is likely to be declared a saint this year

A statue of Mary stands amid homes destroyed by fire after Hurricane Sandy struck New York (CNS)

A house fire once destroyed all the holy objects in my bedroom – except one

Bottles of Lourdes water line the wall at the spigots inside the Sanctuaries of Our Lady of Lourdes in France (CNS)

Lourdes water can heal at home

There are 69 miraculous Lourdes cures that are officially recognised by the Church, not forgetting the many anecdotal cures

Pope John Paul I who was also known as 'The Smiling Pope' (CNS)

Document advancing beatification of ‘the Smiling Pope’ will be submitted this autumn

Floribeth Mora Diaz, diagnosed with a brain aneurysm in 2011, and Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi (Photo: CNS)

Costa Rican mother of four was told she only had a month to live

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (Photo: CNS)

Doctors say there is no natural explanation for survival of child delivered stillborn