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Pope Francis is pictured with youths at a home for former street children in Manila (CNS)

Pope alarmed that many European countries currently have a low birthrate

Blessed Louis and Marie Zelie Guerin Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux (CNS)

The canonisation ceremony for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin is expected to take place during October’s synod

HMP Wandsworth in London (PA)

Bishop Richard Moth said that British prisons are overcrowded and under-resourced

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide (CNS)

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide has been charged with concealing child abuse by a priest

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for the general audience (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/03/15

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

St Benet's was the last single-sex undergraduate body in Oxford University

The Benedictine institution at Oxford University has acquired a second site, currently run by the Society of the Sacred Heart

Archbishop Peter Smith (Mazur)

Archbishop of Southwark concerned by findings in new report by equality body

A Syrian girl looks out from a UNICEF tent in an informal settlement near Amman, Jordan (CNS)

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said that young people in the region are suffering ‘the brutal consequences of war’

Anti-government protestors gather in Kinshasa, in Democratic Republic of Congo (PA)

In February Fr Jean-Paul Kakule was killed by a hail of bullets from a machine gun

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz (CNS)

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said that families deserve to be held up and supported in their daily lives