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A statue of an angel stands on top of Salt Lake Temple in Utah (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/11/14

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

About 100 Catholic youths pray for democracy outside Hong Kong's government headquarters building (CNS)

Cardinal John Tong Hon urges authorities to ensure safety of demonstrators

Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong (CNS)

Cardinal John Tong Hon says he is praying ‘for the reconciliation of the conflicting parties’

Jung Chang talks to journalist during opening ceremony of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival in February 2013 (PA)

There is no one better than a repentant fanatic to tell us how wicked fanaticism can be

Bishops applaud as Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with the bishops of Asia at the Haemi shrine in Haemi, South Korea (CNS)

Francis seems to see the continent with a Catholic population of only three per cent as the spiritual battery that will power the Church

Francis holds an airborne press conference on the flight back to Rome (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/08/14

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

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard the papal flight from Seoul to Rome (CNS)

Pope gives press conference on flight home from Seoul

Pope Francis attends Asian Catholic youth festival (PA)

Pope Francis called for brotherly love and a spirit of forgiveness

Villagers carry their belongings walk past the rubbles of destroyed houses in China's Yunnan Province (PA)

Francis speaks at General Audience as official death toll rises to 589

A priest distributes Communion during Mass in a makeshift Catholic chapel in a village outside Tianjin, China (CNS)

Bishop Vincent Zhu Weifang writes open letter asking Catholics to defend ‘rights and dignity’