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Pope Francis greets Armenian president Serge Sarkisian last September (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/01/15

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

St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Service organised by papal almoner to be offered on Mondays

Members of the Philippines military carry bodies of their colleagues who died in deadly clashes with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (CNS)

A 12-hour gun fight between Islamic rebels and government troops took place earlier this week

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope makes comments during Mass at his residence in the Vatican

Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs meet in Bkerke, Lebanon (CNS)

The ecumenical meeting comes after clashes between the Lebanese army and Syria-based militants

One of the Millgate bedrooms

Millgate guesthouse in north Yorkshire wins coveted Trip Advisor award

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, second right, accompanied by members of his government poses for a group picture outside the Parliament in central Athens (CNS)

Archbishop Nikolaos Printezis called for patience following Sunday’s election result

Archbishops wearing the pallium at a Mass mark the feast of Ss Peter and Paul (CNS)

The Pope has decided that newly appointed metropolitan archbishops will be formally vested at a ceremony in their own archdiocese

Syrian refugees warm themselves around a fire  in Ankara, Turkey (CNS)

David Cameron asked to do more in response to ‘one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes of our time’

Pope Francis presents Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland with the pallium on June 29 2013 (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/01/15

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