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Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/01/16

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Rob Flello has tabled a Commons motion (PA)

Rob Flello MP has tabled a Commons motion calling for Parliament to push the UN to create a stated consensus

Circus members greet Pope Francis after their performance during Wednesday's general audience in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Circus performers entertained the Pontiff and the faithful during Wednesday’s general audience

Military pallbearers stand to attention next to the coffins of four Kenyan soldiers who were killed in an attack by al-Shabab in Somalia  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Dozens of men were killed during the attack on the El Adde camp

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, president of the Italian bishops' conference, talks with a married couple as they leave the opening session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican in October (CNS)

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco spoke out as the Italian Senate prepares to vote on a bill recognising civil unions

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/01/16

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A screenshot from an ISIS video

The Archbishop of Westminster is set to discuss Islamic extremism at a Catholic education conference this week

St Elijah's monastery was 1,400 years old (PA)

Last week it was revealed that ISIS destroyed Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery in 2014

Archbishop John Nienstedt  (CNS)

Archbishop John Nienstedt is leaving his temporary position with a parish in Battle Creek, Michigan, after complaints from abuse campaigners

Pope Francis shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Vatican (AP)

Pope Francis met with President Hassan Rouhani at the Vatican