Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/10/13

A flag bearing Archbishop Romero's image in San Salvador (CNS)

Archbishop Oscar Romero’s beatification Cause is “on the right path“, Pope Francis has reportedly said.

Some 200 members of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate have reportedly asked Ecclesia Dei to establish a separate institute using the Extraordinary Form.

Archbishop Georg Gänswein has said that although “Benedict and Francis are people with different styles and personalities” they are not pulling in “opposite directions”.

Archbishop John Nienstedt of St Paul and Minneapolis has said it “is simply not true” that the archdiocese has covered up clerical abuse.

Argentine Archbishop Victor Fernández offers a concise summary of what Pope Francis means for the Church.

Sandro Magister says that Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller’s article reaffirming the ban on the divorced and remarried receiving Communion clearly had “the approval of the Pope“.

And James Kelly explains why St Thomas Aquinas’s parents were disappointed with him.

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