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Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/03/15

The Pope holds a pocket-sized version of the Gospel that was distributed by the homeless during the Angelus (AP)

“The death of Jesus, in fact, is an inexhaustible source of new life,” Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on Sunday (full text, full video).

Protesters have tried to disrupt the installation of Chilean Bishop Juan Barros, who is accused of protecting a clerical abuser.

Archbishop Roberto González Nieves of San Juan has called for a referendum on same-sex marriage in Puerto Rico.

Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna has promised to defend his new flock “with the crosier when facing the wolf”.

John Allen asks if we’ve seen Benedict XVI’s last published work.

James Parker makes the case for canonising GK Chesterton.

And Damon Linker praises a new book on Vatican finances that provokes “an acute sensation of disgust”.

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