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Bangladeshi policemen guard on a road in the capital Dhaka (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/11/15

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

Fr Federico Lombardi briefs the media on Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Africa (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Neither will popemobile have bullet-proof shield, despite violence in country

Nissar Hussain, pictured before the latest attack

Nissar Hussain, who had to have surgery after the attack, has suffered persecution for ‘apostasy’ for many years

Cardinal Edwin O'Brien (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Cardinal O’Brien, who ministered to dying troops in Vietnam, suggests US public is ‘very blase’ about ISIS

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. Below, Cardinal Wuerl (Photo: CNS)

‘It’s time we finished what was begun nearly 100 years ago’, says bishops’ treasurer

Bishop Egan (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Egan made the suggestion in his pastoral letter

Missionaries of Charity pray beside the tomb of Mother Teresa (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/11/15

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

A churchgoer in Nairobi, Kenya, holds a copy of a newspaper showing a photograph of Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis in Africa: full schedule

Pope Francis three-country tour of Africa will begin in Kenya on November 25

Benedict XVI meets Paul Batthi, centre, brother of Shahbaz Bhatti in 2011 (AP)

‘I see that Pakistan is changing,’ Dr Paul Bhatti has said

Bishop Richard Malone spoke out about the problem of pornography (AP Photo/David Duprey)

The bishops have said that the use of pornography is a mortal sin