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Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/01/19

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“Today I have two pains in my heart,” Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

The Pope has launched a new app enabling Catholics around the world to share prayer intentions.

The Vatican received reports of “obscene” behaviour by Argentine Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta in 2015, reports AP.

The Permanent Synod of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has endorsed new guidelines to ensure “discipline” among its members.

Aliza Plener Cover asks if the Pope’s appeal to end the death penalty will keep Catholics off juries.

Robert Mickens reports on the “extreme home makeover” at the Vatican’s communications department.

And Joseph Pearce identifies “the greatest achievement of the whole Catholic Cultural Revival”.

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