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Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/10/19

Cardinal Pell arrives at Melbourne County Court on February 27, 2019 (Getty)

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Victoria’s Director of Public Prosecutions has urged Australia’s High Court to refuse to hear a final appeal by Cardinal George Pell.

A human rights group has said it is “deeply concerned” for the Christian and Yazidi communities of northeast Syria.

Archbishop Peter Loy Chong has criticised Fiji’s “coup culture”.

John Allen, Maureen Mullarkey, Brother Mark O’Connor, Robert Royal, Michael Warsaw and Mary Elizabeth Williams comment on the Amazon synod.

Fr Thomas Weinandy argues that the Church is facing an “internal papal schism”.

Rome Reports visits the Oratory that inspired John Henry Newman.

And Mark Gallagher says that Newman will “become the first novelist to be elevated to sainthood”.

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