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Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/05/15

Magnus Macfarlane-Barrow launched Mary's Meals from his father's shed in Dalmally, Scotland

Mary’s Meals, a charity named after Our Lady, has announced it is now feeding a million of the world’s poorest children.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said he will not “tell others how to vote” in Friday’s same-sex marriage referendum.

A lawyer representing the Church at the Australian royal commission on abuse has disputed claims that Cardinal George Pell tried to bribe a victim to remain silent.

Rocco Palmo says Francis’s speech to Italian bishops set out “the standard he seeks in the 5,000-odd shepherds” around the world (full text).

Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino of Havana discusses the state of the Cuban Church with Charlie Rose (video).

Carlos Dada argues that Archbishop Oscar Romero was “deliberately and intensely political”.

And Eldar Emric reports that the Pope will “answer the prayers of a humble Bosnian mail man” when he visits the country on June 6.

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