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Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/07/19

Cardinal O’Malley and Pope Francis (Getty)

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Pope Francis has told 75-year-old Cardinal Seán O’Malley that he will grant him “a few more years” in Boston.

Terrorists have reportedly killed four more Catholics in Burkina Faso (French report).

A man accusing the Apostolic Nuncio to France of sexual harassment is planning to take his complaint to the Vatican.

Senior churchmen were warned about Bishop Michael Bransfield’s extravagant spending as early as 2012, according to the Washington Post (CNA report).

James Hadley says the gift of St Peter’s bones to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is “problematic”.

Jared Staudt marvels at the church that “initiated the Gothic revolution”.

And TripAdvisor has named the Vatican as number one in its “Top 25 Experiences in the World”.

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