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The Boat Chapel at Duc In Altum, Magdala, illuminated at night

In Magdala, pilgrims gain a unique insight into the saint’s life

Cardinal Raymond Burke, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (AP)

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Candles with an image of St Mary Magdalene at a church in Illinois (CNS)

The change reflects St Mary Magdalene’s status as the ‘apostle to the apostles’ and a witness to God’s mercy

A 15th-century fresco depicts Christ's appearance to Mary Magdalene after his Resurrection (Photo: CNS)

The truth about Mary Magdalene

Tradition indicates that Mary Magdalene had a struggle with chastity. Who can honestly say he or she hasn’t?

Pope celebrates Mass at a cemetery in Rome in November (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/08/14

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Pope Francis is caught by a gust of wind at today's audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 27/08/14

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Candles burn in front of a portrait of Shahbaz Bhatti during a vigil in Lahore (AP Photo/K M Chaudary)

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