Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/05/11

Catholic bloggers attend a meeting at the Vatican (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Participants in the first meeting of bloggers at the Vatican have hailed the event as a success. Elizabeth Scalia, Dylan Parry and Ironic Catholic reflect on the experience.

Australian Bishop William Morris has accused the Vatican of “creeping authoritarianism” after he was removed by Pope Benedict XVI.

Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, apostolic vicar of Tripoli, has taken part in the funeral of Muammar Gaddafi’s youngest son and three grandchildren.

Peruvian president Alan Garcia has described the killing of Osama bin Laden as the “first miracle” of Blessed Pope John Paul II.

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is said to have denounced an alleged Marian visionary in South Korea.

The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) has discovered a correlation between Eucharistic Adoration and vocations to the priesthood.

Jimmy Akin, Greg Sisk and Jennifer Fulwiler consider the moral implications of killing Osama bin Laden.

Fr William Grimm strongly criticises Archbishop Vincent Nichols’s comments on the beatification of John Paul II.

And Rob Williams predicts that Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen’s new film, The Way, will boost the popularity of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.