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Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/05/19

Pope Francis at the Regina Caeli (AP)

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We must free ourselves from “worldly bonds” and listen with docility to the Word of the Lord, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Regina Caeli (full text, full video).

Spanish Bishop Miguel Ayuso Guixot is the new president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

The Pope has encouraged Italo-Albanians to maintain “their own proper traditions”.

Cardinal Seán O’Malley celebrates “the largest ordination in more than 20 years” in Boston archdiocese.

Snježana Majdandžić-Gladić argues that the Pope’s recent ruling on Medjugorje is marked by “incompleteness, inconsistencies and ambiguities”.

Christopher Graney says a Jesuit astronomer explained how the Earth could orbit the sun “before Isaac Newton was even born”.

And Pope Francis has declared that football is “the most beautiful game in the world”.

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