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Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/12/15

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Cardinal Turkson: 'What I had in mind was the Church’s own traditional teaching about responsible parenthood' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/12/15

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Pope Francis embraces Rabbi Abraham Skorka (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

New statement says God will save Jewish people even if they do not explicitly believe in Christ

Bishop Anthony Sharma of Kathmandu, Nepal, has died aged 77 (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Anthony Sharma helped bring an end to the Church’s pariah status

Pope Francis presents a rose at an icon of Mary and the child Jesus as he begins his general audience in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Francis says the Year will help Catholics become ‘more effective witnesses’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/12/15

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Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle. (PA)

In a letter, the Apostolic Nuncio conveys the ‘closeness of the Holy Father’ to those affected

The first Knights of St Columba Mass for the Year of Mercy will take place at St Andrew’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Glasgow on Sunday.

The organisation is offering nine Masses in seven metropolitan Cathedrals in Britain

Mass for the opening of the Year of Mercy in Liverpool (Mazur/

The Year of Mercy ‘calls us to open the doors of our hearts’ to mercy, says bishop

Archbishop Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

The family of four has been housed despite protests from the state governor