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Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja (CNS)

Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja made his appeal to his bishops on Sunday

Pope Francis with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Angelica Rivera in June 2014 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/02/15

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Catherine of Aragon: Henry's lawyers used Ockham

The copy of work on the theories of William of Ockham was found in a National Trust building

Internally displaced children eat inside a tent in Aleppo, Syria (PA)

ACN will fund a number of projects to help sizable Christian communities in Aleppo, Homs and Damascus

Britain is the first country in the world to introduce the legislation (PA)

The House of Lords has defeated an attempt to block the legislation

ISIS militants in Mosul (PA)

Assyrian Christians appeal for help after at least 90 people were abducted from villages in the north-east of the country

Cardinal Nichols spoke at a press conference today (©Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop of Westminster says human life is the most important consideration for Catholics voting in Britain’s general election

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released a letter ahead of this year’s general election

Actor Mark Rylance inspects the First Folio with Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, the head of higher education at the  Globe, Francois Decoster, the mayor of Saint-Omer, and Dr Remy Cordonnier, the head of the ancient books collection at Saint-Omer public library (PA)

A recently discovered First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays will be exhibited next year at the Globe Theatre

Syrian refugees near the Turkish border (CNS)

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Assyrian Christians were taken after militants attacked villages