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More than a million refugees have fled the civil war in South Sudan (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/01/17

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Mgr Jesus Delgado, right (AP)

One of the priests, Mgr Jesus Delgado, was a close associate of Blessed Oscar Romero

Tapestries of the seven new saints hang from St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/10/16

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

Archbishop Anthony Apuron (AP)

Archbishop Anthony Apuron has refused to resign amid accusations of abuse

Irish abuse survivior Marie Collins,who is a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, with  Cardinal Sean O'Malley (CNS)

Papal commission steps up work to educate Church about abuse

Fr Laurence Soper (EPA/Metropolitan Police)

Fr Laurence Soper was arrested on Sunday after returning to the UK from Kosovo

Fr Bonifacio Buzzi was accused of abusing children in Brazil's Minas Gerais state (AP)

Authorities said Fr Bonifacio Buzzi hanged himself with bed sheets in his cell a day after being arrested

A beach in the Pacific island of Guam (AP)

The archdiocese of Agana has hired a law firm to look into allegations against Archbishop Anthony Apuron

Bishops queue to meet Pope Francis after a general audience (AP)

The potential scope of the new definition of episcopal negligence is of huge significance

Pope Francis has made it explicit that Church leaders can be dismissed for negligence on abuse (AP)

Under new procedures, Vatican will launch an investigation when there is ‘serious evidence’ of negligence