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Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/03/15

Archbishop Bashar Warda: 'For me, Daesh [ISIS] is a cancer' (CNS/Simon Caldwell)

ISIS is “a cancer” that can only be removed by force, Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil has said.

Chinese authorities have ended a demolition campaign against churches in Zhejiang province, according to a bishop of the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association.

Some same-sex marriage opponents are indulging in “obnoxious, insulting and unChristian” language ahead of Ireland’s referendum, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said.

John Allen argues that reconciliation between Rome and the SSPX was “was probably always a pipe dream”.

Sandro Magister suggests that the Pope is distancing himself from Cardinal Walter Kasper.

Paul Vallely says we should treat Francis’s “bar-room ramblings” in interviews with scepticism.

And Ann Schneible says that Paul VI loved Dante so much he gave copy of the Divine Comedy to every Council Father at Vatican II.

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