Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/10

Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the faithful during his weekly general audience (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Light of the World, the first book based on a face-to-face interview with a reigning pontiff, is released today (official blog).

The Pope’s comments on condoms and Aids continue to provoke wide discussion, with notable comments from Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Jonah Goldberg, Jeremy Pierce, Fr Tim Finigan, Janet Smith, Danielle Bean, Fr Frank Pavone, Mollie Ziegler, Fr Joseph Fessio and Rachel Donadio.

Dr Edward Peters and Phil Lawler call for a shake-up at L’Osservatore Romano.

The president of Pakistan has reportedly pardoned a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy following an appeal by the Pope.

Rorate Caeli reports that the long-awaited document clarifying Summorum Pontificum may be released soon.

Rorate also reports that Bishop Richard Williamson will dismiss his new lawyer after he received an ultimatum from the superior general of the SSPX.

Zenit publishes the full text of Pope Benedict’s homily at Saturday’s consistory creating 24 new cardinals as well as his address to the new cardinals.

Fr Edward Tomlinson SSC imagines the future for groups that join the English Ordinariate.

And Benedict XVI reportedly gave a white truffle worth £85,000 ($135,000, €100,000) to a soup kitchen in Rome where nuns served it to the homeless, who mistook it for potato.