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UN soldiers from Argentina wave to Pope Francis as he arrives for the general audience (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/02/16

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

A child looks on as migrants wait at the Slovenia border in Trnovec, Croatia (CNS photo/Antonio Bronic, Reuters)

Cardinal Parolin will meet refugees during a three-day visit to Slovenia

Pope Francis accepts offertory gifts from nuns as he celebrates a Mass with religious in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

The Pope celebrated Mass with thousands of consecrated men and women on the feast of the Presentation of the Lord

A newborn baby's feet (PA Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

The Anscombe Bioethics Centre denounced “yet more destructive experimentation on human embryos”

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope has discussed China’s role on the world stage during an interview with Asia Times at the Vatican

A pregnant woman waits to be seen at the Women's National Hospital in San Salvador (CNS)

Salvadoran bishops have not responded to a government recommendation made in response to the Zika outbreak

Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, looks on as Pope Francis holds up his prepared talk and begins to speak off the cuff during an audience with religious at the Vatican (CNS)

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life

Pope Francis meets actor Leonardo Di Caprio during a private audience at the Vatican  (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

The Pope has reportedly agreed to appear as himself in family movie, Beyond the Sun

Pope Francis arrives for an audience with nuns and priests in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/02/16

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

Members of Britain First protesting outside London Central Mosque last year (AP)

Members of Britain First recently marched through Luton carrying crosses and handing out anti-Islam leaflets