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Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/06/15

Pope Francis is pictured during yesterday's Angelus address (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The Eucharist is “a school of love and solidarity” Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus address (full video).

Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner spoke to the Pope for more than an hour and 30 minutes at the Vatican yesterday (statement).

The Vatican is preparing to issue a ruling on the alleged Marian apparitions at Medjugorje, the Pope said on Saturday (full text).

Cardinal George Pell’s lawyer has written to abuse survivor Peter Saunders asking him to withdraw “false allegations” against his client.

John Allen considers what African bishops want from this October’s family synod.

Monica Weymouth explains how Francis helped her to “come crawling back to Catholicism”.

And the papal entourage resorted to sticky tape when Francis’s pastoral staff broke during his visit to Bosnia (video).

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