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A Central American migrant  practises scaling boxcars in Arriaga, Mexico (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/07/14

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

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis (AP)

Father Anthony Currer says it is significant that change has been implemented by the Church of England

The Church of England has voted to allow women to become bishops  (PA)

From a Catholic point of view, nothing much has changed – it is the principle of female ordination that is the sticking point.

Mgr Newton, leader of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Newton says decision makes it harder for those in Church of England who want unity with Catholics

The Archbishop of Canterbury, second right, arrives for the synod vote (PA)

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

There is no reason  why a coffin cannot be driven up to a crematorium  without ceremony (PA)

We human beings are ceremonial animals and funerals are vital, even for the non-religious

Mgr Newton, leader of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Newton says initiative marks effort to communicate ‘with more vigour’

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey (PA) Below: 'Anglicans and Christians might as well be 'talking on the moon' (Christian Adams)

Buildings can decay, religious communities die but each generation invariably throws up new holy people who run with the torch of the Christian faith

Mgr Keith Newton celebrated mass at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory(Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Mass featuring new liturgy celebrated at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory

Tony Drewitt-Barlow and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow say they may sue the C of E (PA)

Why is it up to the secular courts to decide what the Church of England does?