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Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/12/19

Pope Francis arrives for the weekly general audience on November 6, 2019 (Getty)

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Pope Francis has said he is “shocked by some of the narratives I hear in Europe about borders”.

Money from Peter’s Pence was used to finance the Elton John biopic Rocketman, an Italian newspaper has reported.

The Mexican Diocese of Cuernavaca has suspended evening Masses because of security concerns.

Archaeologists in Dublin have discovered a 300-year-old Catholic church used in penal times.

Fr Raymond de Souza says the “embarrassing postponement” of Fulton Sheen’s beatification could have been avoided.

John Allen remembers “the father of political theology”, Johann Baptist Metz.

And Star Wars director George Lucas received his first film credit for a short Catholic film.

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