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Topic: Pope Benedict XVI

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/09/13

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The Guardian’s praise of Pope Francis as the ‘un-Benedict’ reveals some odd thinking

Its editorial seems to regard vestments and traditional morality as the main obstacles to progress

Benedict XVI’s ‘mystical experience’ was nothing out of the ordinary. All Catholics can discover God’s will in prayer

Despite the excitement of the secular media, Benedict went through the same process as any other Christian when faced with a major decision

Pope Francis is not contradicting Benedict XVI over order to Franciscan Friars, says Vatican

Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate say they will “submit in obedience to the Holy Father”

WYD 2013: ‘Keep Christ at the centre of your lives,’ Pope tells pilgrims

Pope Francis challenges World Youth Day pilgrims to focus on Christ during his first address

Details of Pope’s World Youth Day visit revealed

Trip to Brazil will be “a bit of an adventure,” says Vatican

The Church must give back to young people the true understanding of their own value

CDF prefect speaks at launch of St Andrew’s Foundation at the University of Glasgow

Pope Francis, as I hoped, will complete Pope Benedict’s unfinished encyclical: it will be a striking illustration of the hermeneutic of continuity

It would have been a kind of tragedy if this “strong document” had been privately published

International Criminal Court rejects request to investigate Vatican officials

Victims of sexual abuse fail in petition to ICC

Pope Benedict didn’t finish his final encyclical. His first, Deus Caritas Est, was started by Pope John Paul: couldn’t Pope Francis complete his last?

Even better; we now have two popes: why not the first joint papal document?