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Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/07/15

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The German Church lost more faithful in 2014 than in any previous year in its history, according to new figures.

The Filipino Church has said it hopes to collect a million signatures for a petition urging world leaders to combat climate change.

Divorced and remarried Catholics should receive a blessing but not Communion at Mass, Cardinal Ennio Antonelli has said.

Robert Draper asks if Francis will succeed in reforming the Vatican.

Gary Hamel urges business leaders to read the Pope’s scathing address to the Roman Curia.

Mark Judge considers the “obvious similarities between punk rock and religious monasticism.”

And National Geographic presents a 360° tour of St Peter’s Basilica.