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Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai: 'We pray for all the martyrs who were killed' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/04/15

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

The TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel's book has come to an end (PA)

The final episode of Wolf Hall was uncomfortable to watch

Catherine of Aragon: Henry's lawyers used Ockham

The copy of work on the theories of William of Ockham was found in a National Trust building

Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII, during the filming of BBC Two's Wolf Hall (Ed Miller)

The king is suspiciously slim in BBC Two’s blockbuster Wolf Hall

Anton Lesser as St Thomas More in Wolf Hall

Bishop Mark Davies says ‘one of the greatest Englishmen’ has been presented as ‘a scheming villain’

Thomas Cromwell depicted in Wolf Hall: his monastery closures cut off charitable lifelines

Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall propagates the myth that Britain became great once it had ditched Catholicism

Hilary Mantel (PA)

Fashions have changed meaning literature and the Church are no longer comfortable bedfellows

Hilary Mantel is the first British writer to win the Man Booker Prize twice (Photo: PA)

Congratulations to Hilary Mantel

The twice-winner of the Man Booker Prize has found new riches in the otherwise exhausted seam of Tudor history