Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/11/10

US Congressman Anh "Joseph" Cao (AP Photo/Cheryl Gerber)

US Congressman Anh “Joseph” Cao has accused Vietnamese judges of convicting Catholics on “trumped-up charges”.

A bishop martyred by Communists was beatified in Romania in Saturday.

The New York Times profiles one of the priests murdered in the Baghdad church massacre.

Anglo-Catholics who join the Ordinariate may be allowed to share their former churches with Anglicans who remain in the Church of England, the Telegraph reports.

Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Santiago de Compostela on Saturday will draw an estimated 200,000 people.

US Supreme Court Justice Scalia has said that it is irrational to dismiss the Resurrection without first investigating the evidence.

On the eve of the mid-term elections, Thomas Peters offers five insights into the American Catholic vote.

A director who describes himself as a “wobbly agnostic” explains why he has produced a biopic of the founder of Opus Dei.

Fr David Poecking outlines the next stage of Catholic-Lutheran dialogue.

Monica Shores wonders why there no prominent women among the New Atheists.

Deborah Gyapong says that Anglo-Catholics can make an important contribution to the pro-life movement.

And Guy Walters asks whether it is anti-Catholic to celebrate Guy Fawkes’ Night.