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Pope Francis arrives for an audience with nuns and priests in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/02/16

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

The car was used by Pope Francis for last year's visit (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Fiat that Pope Francis used goes for more than four times its normal price

Cardinal Henry Newman (CNS photo/courtesy of the Catholic Church of England and Wales)

John Henry Newman’s pro-life poem

We must remember that God has created us for ‘some definite service’

Spotlight director Tom McCarthy (AP)

Tom McCarthy says Catholics should not be put off seeing his Oscar-nominated film about the Boston Globe’s investigation into sexual abuse by clergy

Archbishop John Nienstedt  (CNS)

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

Snow covers the hat of a priest pictured outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life (AP)

The annual march gives American Catholics a wonderful opportunity to promote a culture of life

Archbishop George Lucas lead the calls for parents to fight the initiative  (CNS photo/Joe Ruff, Catholic Voice)

Nebraska’s bishops have called on parents to ask the local school board to reverse its ruling on ‘transgender participation’

A pro-life demonstration in San Francisco in 2015 (CNS)

US abortion numbers fall, says report

The State of Abortion in America report has been published by the National Right to Life Committee

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (CNS)

Cardinal Dolan has called on the US faithful to participate in a ‘9 Days for Life’ campaign

Fra' Matthew Festing with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in June (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/01/16

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