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Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/01/19

Cardinal Wuerl (David Kerr/CNA)

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl was informed of an abuse allegation against Theodore McCarrick in 2004, reports the Catholic News Agency.

Expectations for February’s safeguarding summit are “excessive”, the Vatican’s Andrea Tornielli has said (George Weigel).

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has denied reports that he submitted his resignation to Pope Francis five years early.

Peter Steinfels argues that parts of the Pennsylvania grand jury report are “irresponsible, inaccurate, and unjust”.

Fr James Martin SJ explains why he is pro-life.

Massimo Faggioli says that electing bishops is not the answer.

And Celeste Robbins discusses why she is painting portraits of 1,000 saints.

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