Today’s Catholic must-reads: 13/07/11

Archbishop Rino Fisichella (Pier Paolo Cito/AP/Press Association Images)

Vatican Archbishop Rino Fisichella has called for a “metropolitan mission” to the largest cities in Europe.

The Cenacle Community has opened its first centre for the rehabilitation of drug addicts in Spain.

The right forearm of St John Bosco will soon arrive in Calcutta, India, for veneration to mark the bicentenary of his birth.

George Weigel urges the Holy See to play the long game with China.

Taylor Marshall unearths rare video footage of Padre Pio.

Archbishop Charles Chaput encourages Catholics to turn off their televisions and prepare for eternity.

And Joe Heschmeyer explains what the Shawshank Redemption can teach us about the liturgy.