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A picture of Pope Francis inside Manila Cathedral, where he will celebrate Mass on January 16 (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/12/14

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

George Osborne, left, and Treasury chief secretary Danny Alexander on their way to the Commons (Photo: PA)

Head of CSAN suggests George Osborne neglected issue of in-work poverty

Women religious attend a meeting of the US bishops' conference (Photo: CNS)

Report was completed two years ago but not made public

Bishop Kevin Doran and Bishop Liam MacDaid (Photo: Brenda Drumm CCO)

Irish bishops issue booklet on marriage ahead of referendum in six months’ time

A winter coat is removed from a baby in Syria before she is vaccinated (PA)

Archbishop says his people are ‘heroes of the faith’ but face a Christmas of anguish and neglect

The Royal Courts of Justice, where the Court of Appeal sits. Judges ruled that an unborn baby was 'not a person' (Photo: PA)

Court rejects compensation claim from disabled child whose mother drank heavily during pregnancy

Colonel Daniel Anrig, outgoing commander of the Swiss Guard, reviews 34 new recruits during their swearing-in ceremony (Photo: CNS)

News prompts speculation that Pope Francis was unhappy with rigid approach to discipline

Copies of the first Catholic Herald magazine, which features in-depth analysis of the Pope's visit to Turkey

The first edition in new format features an exclusive article by Cardinal Pell

Cardinal Parolin celebrates Mass. Below, he embraces Cardinal Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Vatican number two was marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between Britain and Holy See

Cardinal Zen leaves the police station (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Zen joined Occupy Central leaders at police station