Today’s Catholic must-reads: 18/06/14

A child hugs Francis at the end of his weekly audience (AP)

People who bless” could be a synonym for Christians, Pope Francis said at his general audience today (summary, short video, full video).

Yad Vashem recognised two nuns and three priests as Righteous Among the Nations last week.

A French theologian has become the first woman to win the Ratzinger Prize (video).

Nuns in Chicago have filed a lawsuit against a local strip club, saying its music disrupts their prayers.

George Weigel writes an open letter to Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill.

Robert Tracinski accuses Pope Francis of “unwarranted prejudice against us dollar-worshippers“.

And David Gibson records Pope Francis’s witty reply when an 83-year-old cardinal told him: “I guess the Lord isn’t done with me yet.”

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.


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