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Dissident leader Berta Soler, left, in Santa Rita church in Havana (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/08/15

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Rescuers stand near damaged vehicles close to the site of the explosions in Tianjin (CNS)

The Tianjin Diocesan Social Service Centre provided 60 volunteers to assist in the emergency response to last week’s explosions

The Very Rev Andrew McLellan has led the inquiry into the Church's handling of abuse cases in Scotland (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/08/15

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Chinese Catholics pray during a 2014 Mass in Beijing (CNS)

Bishop Joseph Wei Jingyi says ordinations are example of the government tightening its control over the Church.

Choristors sing at a Mass in Shenyang, China (Photo: CNS)

Ordination Mass drew 1,400 people, with an extra 500 turned away by authorities

Worshippers at a Catholic church in Taiyuan, China (CNS)

China’s anti-Christian campaign must be kept in the public eye and we must implore our politicians to do more

Francis uses a tablet computer yesterday to sign himself up for next year's World Youth Day in Poland (AP)

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

Children paddle in water in Navotas City, Philippines (CNS)

Archbishop Socrates Villegas says the Philippines is taking ‘all possible approaches’ to dealing with environmental issues

Children dressed as angels react as they attend Christmas Mass at a Catholic church in Beijing (CNS)

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

A child peers out near a cross on a gate of the Wangfujing Catholic Church in Beijing (AP/Ng Han Guan)

Pope says faithful should ask Mary to help Catholics in China