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Bill Murray (Photo: PA)

Bill Murray ‘misses’ the Latin Mass

The Groundhog Day star said that Catholics ‘lost something’ when the new Mass was introduced

Paul VI (PA)

The first pope accused of being a Marxist

Paul VI is synonymous with Humanae Vitae, but we have forgotten that he was a revolutionary pontiff in Francis’s mould

Stt John XXIII was reputed for his love of good food (CNS)

Are there any Italian Catholics who don’t like food?

Bishop Álvaro del Portillo: a shy man with a lion's strength                        (CNS)

The Blessed who gave Hans Küng a big hug

A disarming figure who overcame a youthful aversion to public speaking is about to be beatified

Patriarch Bechara Rai, centre, at a prayer service in Washington DC (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/09/14

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

The body of St Pio lies in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie (AP)

In 1964, Pope Paul VI lifted the unjust and severe restrictions on Padre Pio’s ministry

Pope Francis celebrates mass in Amman's International Stadium (AP)

Congregation of 300,000 attend papal Mass in Amman’s International Stadium

Pope John XXIII was canonised on Divine Mercy Sunday of this year (PA)

The affection between Saint John and the Turks remains today

The Pope greets Cardinal Bertone at his farewell ceremony in October (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/04/14

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