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Pope Francis at this morning's Chrism Mass (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/04/14

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

The Pope speaks to participants in the Rome pastoral convention (AP)

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

Rick Santorum claims that the NHS has 'devastated' Britain (Photo: AP)

Orthodox American Catholics seem to think that doctrinaire neo-liberalism is the logical consequence of faith: they’re just wrong

The Catholic Truth Society's new missals (Photo: Fr Tim Finigan)

The new liturgical dispensation has shown it yet again rising to the challenge

The first Eucharistic Prayer in a copy of the new Roman Missal (CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)

The Mass, after all is the most important thing in our lives: and the old translation wasn’t remotely accurate

Catholic Truth Society's altar missal (this one, in white, was presented to the Pope). Photo: Pierpaolo Finaldi

Not everyone, though, is happy about the new text. For me it brings back a sense of the sacred

The Eucharistic Prayer from the new translation of the Roman Missal

Mgr Andrew Wadsworth says this year’s Advent marks a double beginning

Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Roche and Pierpaolo Finaldi (Photo courtesy of Mr Finaldi)

We just can’t judge on the basis of Mass cards containing only the people’s parts

Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Roche and Pierpaolo Finaldi (Photo courtesy of Mr Finaldi)

The Bishop of Leeds told Pope Benedict XVI that the new translation had gone down well in parishes

A choir singing during Mass in New York (CNS photo/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier)

Including such jingles as ‘Who put the colours in the rainbow?’ is patronising: are they for children?