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Pope Francis and the Most Rev Justin Welby (Photo: PA)

Pope Francis says Catholics and Anglicans must work together to defend marriage

Pope Benedict XVI and Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, sign a joint declaration in 2006 (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

The forthcoming discussions will be an expensive freebie that achieves nothing

Archbishop Bernard Longley will chair a meeting of 18 bishops and scholars in May (Photo: Mazur)

Archbishop of Birmingham to chair third phase of ARCIC, which begins in May

A worker seals boxes of documents after a Mass in 2007 marking the conclusion of the initial phase of the Cause of Pope John Paul II in the Basilica of St John Lateran (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/01/11

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

Parishes in America that have requested to join an ordinariate, according to Google Maps

Canadian Anglicans request ordinariate

Anglo-Catholic parish becomes first mainstream Anglican group in Canada to ask to join an ordinariate

From left: Fr Marcus Stock, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster, Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark, and Auxiliary Bishop Alan Hopes of Westminster (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Read the full text of the bishops’ statement on Anglicanorum coetibus

Archbishop Kurt Koch (CNS photo)

Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury will pray together

The Archbishop of Canterbury addresses the General Synod (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

And poor old Rowan Williams is slapped down again

Dr Jeffrey John was a candidate to become the next Bishop of Southwark (PA photo)

Dr Jeffrey John is a man of integrity

It is a sign of the theological incoherence of Anglicanism that he will not be appointed to Southwark