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Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/09/16

Cardinal Kurt Koch is co-president of the international Catholic-Orthodox dialogue commission (CNS)

Catholic and Orthodox theologians are meeting in Italy to discuss “one of the most delicate questions” on the path to unity.

Ninety-nine per cent of earthquake victims helped by the Church in Nepal are not Catholic, the country’s apostolic vicar has said.

Metropolitan Hilarion gave Pope Francis a “very special, carefully guarded gift” yesterday, according to Rome Reports (

Andrew Higgins reports on the Russian Orthodox Church’s push “into resolutely secular members of the European Union like France”.

John Allen says it’s a mistake to see next week’s inter-religious gathering in Assisi as “another maverick initiative by a break-the-mold pontiff”.

Tom Holland explains why he was wrong about Christianity.

And Martyn Wendell hails “the beverage that fuels the Church”.

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