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Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/10/19

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At yesterday’s Angelus, Pope Francis asked Catholics to pray for the Amazon synod “so that it might be lived in fraternal communion and in the docility to the Holy Spirit” (full text, full video).

Dan Collyns, Lebo DisekoThe Economist, Delia GallagherRocco Palmo and Stefano Pitrelli comment on the Amazon synod.

Edward Pentin argues that a new appointment “points to the extent of the financial corruption needing investigation in the Vatican” (Phil Lawler).

Jason Horowitz says that Francis “may no longer have influence on a global stage”.

Shaun Blanchard tackles “tremendous misconceptions about Jansenism”.

Fr Matthew Schneider presents a study guide to Christ vivit.

And Josh McDonald addresses the “most oft-debated question of comic-book moral philosophy”.

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