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The four archbishop-designates lie prostrate during Mass at St Peter's (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/01/13

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

Alexander VI

Life is all about sex

Birth, copulation and death – I can see why we Catholics get accused of being obsessed

Michelangelos Pietà

Can beauty lead to truth?

Art can save your soul – providing pride does not get in the way

The Magi, as traditionally viewed   CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec

Were the three wise men from China?

The Magi took two years to come from “the east”, far too long to be Babylonia or Persia, opening up the intriguing possibility that Christianity might not be alien to China