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Pope Francis welcomes a young pilgrim before hearing confession in St. Peter's Square (CNS photo/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

Why does Amoris Laetita remind priests that Confession should not be torture?

Pope Francis understands misrule from living in Argentina (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

We know that Francis is capable of plain speaking when he needs to be

An Argentine flag waves in St Peter's Square during Pope Francis's inauguration in 2013 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/03/16

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Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square (AP)

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A man dressed in Argentina's national colours outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires (AP)

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Pope Francis has advanced the causes of 10 men and women (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis has advanced the cause of Blessed Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero

Pope Francis is presented with the Book of Gospels (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/12/15

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Lt Col Chris Keeble, who was second in command of 2 Para at the Battle of Goose Green (PA)

A new book emphasises the importance of spiritual insight into questions of war and peace

Bangladeshi policemen guard on a road in the capital Dhaka (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/11/15

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The Pope will visit  Italy on the annual day for Christian-Jewish dialogue (CNS)

Pope to visit Rome’s Jewish community

Pope Francis will be the third pope to visit Rome’s synagogue