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Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/08/10

Pope Benedict XVI greets faithful during today's general audience at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

Pope Benedict renewed his appeal for help for Pakistan’s flood victims at the general audience today.

The organisers of the papal visit to Britain have released a detailed schedule for the four-day trip.

The mayor of Mexico City has threatened to sue a cardinal if he doesn’t apologise for suggesting the mayor bribed the supreme court to uphold a city law allowing same-sex adoption.

The Egyptian authorities have released a Coptic Christian blogger arrested two years ago on charges of insulting Islam.

Nicole Greenfield worries that hipsters will “wreck” Christianity.

And the Catholic News Service has given the thumbs-down to Julia Roberts’s new film, Eat, Pray, Love (full review).