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Saint of the week: St John of the Cross

The saint who co-founded the barefoot Carmelites

Francis is framed by flags from a delegation rom Carovigno, southern Italy, (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 15/10/14

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Holy Land Coordination bishops at Mass in Gaza
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/01/14

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Guinness rehearses Alan Bennett's Habeus Corpus (PA photo)

Alec Guinness and the Spanish mystics

In his diary he says St Teresa of Avila’s autobiography must be ‘one of the greatest given to the world’

Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead the general audience (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

People do not know who they are unless they pray regularly, Pope Benedict XVI says at his general audience

A plainclothes Swiss Guard looks on as the Pope greets a child who sneaked past security during today's general audience (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 02/02/11

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