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The Christmas tree and Nativity scene outside St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Francis says Vatican Christmas decorations carry ‘a message of light, hope and love’

'Scapegoats are set apart as such to make society feel better about itself' (CNS)

It’s just as bad in the Church of England, and worse in society at large

Dietrich von Hildebrand (CNS)

The Catholic who stood up to Hitler

‘My Battle against Hitler’ provides a splendid witness to Catholic and human values

San Lorenzo celebrate a goal in their win over Auckland City (PA)

San Lorenzo will play in Club World Cup Final after victory over Auckland City

A choir of friars singing at a ceremony honouring St Francis (CNS)

Brother Michael A Perry explains ‘grave situation’ in letter

File photo of Pope John Paul II's 1998 visit to Cuba

The Holy See has ended a historic quarrel and promoted world peace

The Interview, which fell victim to North Korean cyberattacks (AP)

Western liberals like to outrage and offend people who can’t harm them

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis spoke to leaders of the German Lutheran Church earlier this week

Iraqi Kurdish forces survey a bridge rigged with explosives by Islamic State militants, as they inspect the area in Zumar, Iraq. (AP Photo/Zana Ahmed)

Kurdish forces are claiming their biggest victory yet against Islamic State militants

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith with Pope Francis in Rome in February (CNS/Paul Haring)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/12/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church