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Local shout slogans during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia (AP)

The demonstration followed protests by hardline Muslims against the city’s minority Christian governor

Cardinal Müller: 'It is important ... to stay focused and objective and not to be driven into polemics' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/12/16

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Cardinal Zen (AP)

The cardinal said if the Vatican cannot get a ‘good deal’ from the Chinese government then it must walk away from negotiations

Cardinal Zen (AP)

If the Church in China accept state-appointed bishops, it would damage the Church and confuse the faithful

People pray during Mass in Qingdao, China (CNS)

Fr Dong Guanhua offered to ordain others without the Pope’s mandate

Cardinal Joseph Zen in St Peter's Square (AP)

Cardinal Zen said the Vatican’s plan would be a ‘surrender’

Pilgrims walk through the Holy Door at St Peter's (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/11/16

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A room is decorated with artwork and busts of popes at the papal villa in Castel Gandolfo (CNS)

Visitors can now tour rooms in the Apostolic Palace at Castel Gandolfo, including the Pope’s bedroom and private study

A village woman shows a picture of Guo Jincai after his ordination as bishop by the Chinese state church in 2010. According to reports, the bishop will soon be recognised by the Vatican (AP)

A breakthrough may be near in the long-running dispute between the Vatican and China

An episcopal ordination in Xuzhou, China (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/10/16

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