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Francis blesses pilgrims at today's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 12/11/14

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

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Pope John Paul II shake hands in 2001 (PA)

Mr Arafat was moved to tears by Mel Gibson’s film, The Passion of the Christ

Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Young adults have a complex view of just war

Pope Francis burns incense in front of a statue of Mary (CNS)

Muslims and Christians are like-minded when it comes to revering Mary

The Court of Appeal sits at the Royal Courts of Justice (PA)

Is that why the Church has so far been silent on the case the appeal court is considering? The judges have to decide whether the existing law on the status of the ‘foetus’ makes sense

The Duke of Cambridge at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday (CNS)

Although we may have not have a truly Christian Remembrance Sunday, it doesn’t mean the ceremony lacks religious significance.

Cardinal DiNardo and Archbishop Kurtz share a light moment at the US bishops' plenary meeting (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/11/14

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

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, who resigned this year (CNS)

The German Church is superbly organised, but its coercive tax is weakening the Catholic faith

Pope Francis blesses the faithful at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/11/14

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

The Every Man Remembered Sculpture is unveiled in Trafalgar Square (PA)

Our way of dealing with death is to stand in respectful silence and watch the Queen