Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/07/12

The late Oswaldo Paya was a leading Catholic layman in Cuba (CNS)

Relatives of the Cuban Catholic dissent Oswaldo Payo, who died in a car crash on Sunday, have claimed that his car was driven off the road.

Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop Philip Tartaglia of Paisley as the next Archbishop of Glasgow.

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that he converted to Catholicism because “I just felt more at home there“.

The Pope named Archbishop Pier Luigi Celata as Vice-Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church yesterday (video).

Sandro Magister argues that Italians are losing their grip on the Roman Curia.

Philip Jenkins considers how strong the American Catholic Church would be today if the abuse crisis hadn’t happened.

Dylan Parry says that reading about post-Vatican II liturgical reforms has made him wonder whether he should leave the Catholic Church.

And Jeffrey Miller, the Curt Jester, reflects on his first decade of Catholic blogging.

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