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Pope Francis greets well-wishers in Washington DC yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/09/15

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Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after celebrating Mass and the canonisation of Junipero Serra (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope canonises Junipero Serra

The Pope said faith is alive only when shared

A statue of Blessed Junipero Serra in California (CNS/Bob Mullen)

Pope Francis is celebrating Mass for the Canonisation of Blessed Junipero Serra

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington (CNS)

Pope Francis met the US bishops in Washington’s Cathedral of St Matthew the Apostle

Pope Francis (CNS)

As it happened: Pope Francis meets US bishops

Pope Francis is meeting with the Bishops of the United States of America at St Matthew’s Cathedral, Washington

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (CNS)

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia has been ruled not to have been involved in a scheme to purchase, then resell at a profit a 14th-century Italian castle.

President Barack Obama leans over to talk to Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House (AP)

President Obama welcomed Pope Francis to America during a ceremony at the White House

President Obama and Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis is meeting President Obama at the White House

Commuters pass a life-size "Flat Francis" in Daley Plaza in Chicago (CNS)

Charity Catholic Extension took their cartoon version of the Pope out on the streets of Chicago this week

Cardinal Nichols (Mazur)

The Archbishop of Westminster will attend October’s synod with Bishop Peter Doyle of Northampton