Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/06/11

Benedict XVI and Cardinal Angelo Scola prepare to take a gondola across the Grand Canal during the Pope's visit to Venice last month (CNS photo)

Benedict XVI is expected to name Cardinal Angelo Scola the new Archbishop of Milan today.

In his first public comments since the New York same-sex marriage vote, Archbishop Timothy Dolan has insisted that the Church is “pro-marriage, not anti-gay” (video).

A Catholic university in Australia is under pressure to cancel a lecture by the climate change sceptic and former Catholic newspaper editor Lord Monckton.

This year’s Day for Life celebration in England and Wales on July 31 will focus on happiness (press conference photos).

Jeff Ziegler suggests the worldwide Church is enjoying “a Catholic education boom“.

And Roy Wenzl tells the story of an American girl whose remarkable recovery from an auto-immune disorder could lead to the beatification of Fr Emil Kapaun.