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Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/09/18

Pope Francis blesses pilgrims gathered for his Angelus address (AP)

Jesus seeks to purify our faith of “the hypocrisy of legalism and ritualism”, Pope Francis said in yesterday’s Angelus address (full text, full video).

A Catholic church in Nigeria has collapsed during Sunday Mass.

Catholics leaders in Cuba have denounced plans to legalise same-sex marriage as “ideological colonialism”.

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and the Patriarch of Moscow have held talks over autocephaly for Ukrainian Orthodox Christians.

Ronan McGreevy describes the Pope’s “hastily arranged” meeting with abuse survivors in Ireland.

John Allen, Francis Beckwith, Fr Raymond de Souza, Rachel Donadio, Hugh Hewitt, Jason Horowitz, Terry Mattingly, Gianluigi Nuzzi, Ben Shapiro and Joseph Shaw comment on the Viganò controversy.

And a photographer captures the moment Cardinal Konrad Krajewski rode a scooter at the Vatican.

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