Morning Catholic must-reads
Benedict XVI described priests as “a gift from the heart of Christ” before the Angelus in St Peter’s Square yesterday.
A Slovenian student who was tortured and killed by Communists during World War II was beatified on Sunday.
Danish police are hunting a Dutch nun in relation to the death of an elderly Sister in 1993.
Some 2,000 people have taken part in a march accusing Kerala’s Catholic bishops of political “meddling”.
Rome Reports examines preparations for the beatification of Cardinal Newman (video).
Mark Miravalle reflects on Benedict XVI’s “turn towards Mary”.
Maureen Mullarkey challenges the “popular myth” of idyllic coexistence between Muslims, Christians and Jews in Spain.
And Bishop Crispian Hollis of Portsmouth has laid the foundation stone of one of the world’s first environmentally friendly parish churches.