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Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/06/19

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates a holy mass for sick and disabled people in front of the Rosary Basilica, Lourdes. (Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

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Pope Francis has appointed a delegate to oversee the pastoral care of Lourdes pilgrims.

Honduran bishops have issued a message expressing grave concern for the country’s future (Spanish text).

The Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council has backed embattled Cardinal George Alencherry.

George Weigel suggests three ways to make the “metropolitan model” for holding bishops accountable more credible.

Fr Kevin Cusick describes his brush with Twitter’s “dark, demonic side”.

Anthony Sciglitano explains why Catholic intellectuals are so drawn to Charles Taylor.

And Scott Indrisek asks if Maurizio Cattelan’s notorious sculpture was actually “paying homage to Pope John Paul II”.

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