Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/06/14

Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered for the Angelus (AP)

The Eucharist enables us “to oppose evil with good“, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

Polish bishops have asked clerical abuse victims for forgiveness at an unprecedented ceremony in Kraków.

The Associated Press has admitted making significant errors in its initial report on the Irish mother and baby home story.

Felipe VI will visit Pope Francis on June 30 in his first foreign trip as King of Spain.

Pope Francis’s artist niece Cristina Bergoglio has said she regards the Church as “outdated” and is “spiritual but not religious”.

John Allen says Francis is not suffering from a health crisis but “is simply wearing himself out“.

And Rocco Palmo records the moment the Pope stopped unexpectedly at the roadside in Calabria on Saturday.

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


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