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Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/10/18

Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating the canonisation Mass for seven new saints in St Peter's Square (CNS)

At yesterday’s Angelus, Pope Francis prayed that Mary would “help us follow the example of the new saints” (full text, full video).

Pope Francis visited Benedict XVI on the eve of the canonisation of Paul VI and Oscar Romero.

Mgr Charles Pope says he has “mixed feelings” about the acceptance of Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation (Michael Sean Winters).

Rachel Donadio suggests there is a “divided and even toxic” atmosphere inside the Vatican.

Alex Beam says that “even now” thousands of Americans are converting to Catholicism every year.

Eddie Cotter explains why he founded the Dead Theologians Society.

And Douglas Beaumont asks what the Church teaches about ghosts.

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