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Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/07/19

Franco’s tomb in the Valley of the Fallen (Getty)

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The Vatican has denied interfering in the debate over General Franco’s tomb.

Priests have gone on hunger strike in protest against Cardinal George Alencherry.

A priest and a nun will stand trial for murder in Kerala on August 5.

The relationship between the United States and the Holy See is “strong and solid”, Vatican Archbishop Paul Gallagher has said.

Adam Willis meets the Catholics resisting President Duterte’s war on drugs.

Massimo Faggioli says that Pope Francis “is not interested in dismantling the Church’s institutions”.

And Brother Guy Consolmagno recalls how St Paul VI watched the moon landings.

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