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Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/05/15

Francis celebrates Mass on Pentecost Sunday in St Peter's Basilica (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

The world needs the “courage, hope, faith and perseverance of Christ’s followers”, Francis said as he celebrated Mass on Pentecost Sunday (full text, full video).

Mother Church doesn’t “close the door in the face” of even the most sinful person, the Pope said in his Regina Caeli address (full text, full video).

The Irish Church “has to find a new language which will be understood and heard by people”, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said after the country voted for same-sex marriage (video).

Tens of thousands of Kenyans attended the beatification of Italian nun Sister Irene Stefani on Saturday.

Fr Ray Blake, Christopher Hale, Melanie McDonagh, Rorate Caeli, Tim Stanley, Paul Vallely and Damian Thompson comment on the Irish referendum result.

Jim Fitzgerald visits elderly nuns being cared for at a Jewish nursing home.

And a solar halo appeared at the very moment Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday.

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