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Pope Francis passes Mexico flag in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Pope’s use of the term ‘Mexicanisation’ was not meant as an insult to the Mexican people, according to spokesman

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/02/15

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

A sniper surveys the rubble in Kobani. 'There is a need for immediate action similar to what took place in Kobani' (Photo: PA)

Latest report says at least 220 Christians have been abducted by the group

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja (CNS)

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja made his appeal to his bishops on Sunday

Pope Francis with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Angelica Rivera in June 2014 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/02/15

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Catherine of Aragon: Henry's lawyers used Ockham

The copy of work on the theories of William of Ockham was found in a National Trust building

Internally displaced children eat inside a tent in Aleppo, Syria (PA)

ACN will fund a number of projects to help sizable Christian communities in Aleppo, Homs and Damascus

Britain is the first country in the world to introduce the legislation (PA)

The House of Lords has defeated an attempt to block the legislation

ISIS parades in Mosul, formerly home to a large Christian community (PA)

Assyrian Christians appeal for help after at least 90 people were abducted from villages in the north-east of the country

Cardinal Nichols spoke at a press conference today (©Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop of Westminster says human life is the most important consideration for Catholics voting in Britain’s general election