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Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass at St Peter's Basilica (CNS/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/05/15

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

Votes are cast in Friday's referendum (PA)

L’Osservatore Romano responds to Ireland’s vote in favour of legalising same-sex marriage

A No vote is counted during last week's referendum on same-sex marriage in Ireland (PA)

In light of the Irish referendum result, the faithful must charitably but firmly engage in robust public debates on marriage, family and society

Yes supporters pictured at Dublin Castle on Saturday (PA)

Secularism has filled the vacuum left by the decline of Irish Catholicism

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'B' (AP)

The Archbishop of Dublin says Church faces huge task in communicating its message to young people

Daniel McArthur of Ashers Bakers faces the media (PA)

Redefining marriage has had unintended consequences

Pope Francis meets Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem in May 2014 (AP)

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

Supporters of traditional marriage hold signs near Capitol Hill (CNS)

The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments over whether states that bar same-sex marriage must recognise such unions

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (CNS)

A referendum on same-sex marriage is being held in Ireland on May 22

People gather in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to defend an article of the country's civil code that upholds traditional marriage (CNS)

Catholic lay organisation launches challenge on constitutional grounds against move to allow same-sex marriage