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Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/09/15

A nun surveys heavy damage at the Church of the Multiplication after a fire broke out in June (AP)

Israel’s attorney general has ruled that the government must compensate the Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha following an arson attack.

BuzzFeed has accused officials of denying it credentials for the papal visit to America in “retaliation” for past coverage.

Alan Holdren posts the full English text of yesterday’s in-flight papal press conference (Rorate Caeli).

A Washington Post editorial has accused the Pope of appeasing the Castros in Cuba (John Allen, Jon Lee Anderson).

David Brooks, Julie Byrne, Massimo Faggioli, Fr Raymond J de Souza, Emma Green, Jonathan Liedl, Rocco Palmo and Michael Peppard comment on the Pope’s visit to America.

And the authorities in Philadelphia are giving Francis a bicycle with a chain guard shaped like an angel’s wing.

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