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Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/07/19

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We are true disciples when we show “mercy towards a human life in need”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

The Vatican has discovered two sets of bones “covered by a manhole” as it investigates the Emanuela Orlandi mystery.

The SSPX is planning to build its biggest ever church.

Tim Stanley reports on the worsening plight of Iraqi Christians.

Damien and Simcha Fisher consider claims that Fulton Sheen covered up abuse.

Maike Hickson suggests that Cardinal Marx intervened in the drafting of the Pope’s letter to German Catholics.

And James T Keane revisits a 1960s design for a chapel on the moon.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.