Today’s Catholic must-reads: 04/08/10

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

The Eucharist is the greatest gift that Jesus left us, Pope Benedict XVI said at the general audience this morning.

The Pope has told the Knights of Columbus that the best response to the attacks against the Church is greater fidelity to Christ.

Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino of Havana has welcomed the release of the first 20 political prisoners by the Cuban government.

Joe Carter objects to efforts to “sell Jesus like a Chevy“.

And Fr John Cihak imagines “St John Vianney’s pastoral plan”.