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Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/05/17

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Pope Francis has urged Vatican communications officials to embrace the “good violence” of reform (full text, Charles Collins).

Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario of Dhaka has appealed to Christian leaders to end a “scandalous” standoff over a credit union.

A Greek Orthodox bishop has challenged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to convert to Christianity or face “eternal and unending” suffering in hell.

Philip Pullella, Rocco Palmo and Nicole Winfield preview Donald Trump’s meeting with Pope Francis.

Thomas Berg, Rorate Caeli, Rick Garnett and Steve Skojec comment on President Trump’s executive order on religious liberty.

Rita Ferrone asks why English-speaking Catholics withdrew from ecumenical liturgical translation projects.

And Philip Kosloski explores the Christian origins of the most famous line in Star Wars.

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