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Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/10/14

Cardinal Danneels leaves a morning synod session at the Vatican (CNS)

Cardinal Godfried Danneels has urged Church leaders “to greatly respect our brothers and sisters, the divorced and remarried” in his family synod address.

Cardinal Raymond Burke has criticised a married couple’s synod appeal for parishes to welcome gay couples.

The Legion of Christ has announced the closure of its women’s college in America.

The funeral Mass of Fr Benedict Groeschel will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, today.

John Allen and John Thavis interpret a leading Vatican canonist’s comments about Communion for the remarried yesterday.

Ross Douthat explains why he regards Cardinal Kasper and his supporters with “obvious suspicion”.

And NPR reports on the “Mass mob” phenomenon sweeping an American city.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.