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Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/09/16

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Parishioners reject claims Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz had been drinking with their killers

Analysts are warning that a leadership struggle among Islamist groups could lead to more killings

Pope Francis spoke at the closing ceremony of an interreligious peace gathering in Assisi

Christians are called to contemplate Christ in ‘the voice of the suffering’, the Pope said

The Pope reflected on peace during his morning homily before travelling to Assisi

Archbishop Justin Welby was speaking during a discussion on ecumenism in Assisi

Jewish, Anglican and Catholic leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the patriarch’s enthronement

Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez Juarez and Fr Jose Alfredo Juarez de la Cruz were dragged at gunpoint out of a church in Poza Rica

The Pope will address the gathering in Assisi and lead prayers for victims of war