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Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/09/19

Pope Francis arrives at the airport in Maputo, Mozambique (CNS)

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Pope Francis has arrived in Mozambique at the start of a week-long trip to Africa (Gerard O’Connell).

Cardinal Walter Brandmüller and Cardinal Raymond Burke have written to fellow cardinals expressing concerns about the Amazon synod’s working document.

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray has died aged 96.

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia has expressed confidence that the controversy over the John Paul II Institute “can be overcome”.

Peter Kwasniewski says a well-designed church is “a wordless preacher”.

Tom Roberts profiles a cardinal-elect who has faced death threats.

And Gideon Lazar explains why he converted from Orthodoxy to Catholicism.

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