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Fr Hans Zollner SJ, a member of the new commission, meets Pope Francis

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/03/14

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

Francis may develop the insights contained in Humanae Vitae (CNS)

I bet Francis is going to develop Church teaching on birth control at some point in his pontificate

The UN human rights committee on the rights of the child delivering its report in Geneva (AP)

And the committee oversteps the mark by criticising Catholic teaching on contraception and abortion

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George (Photo: CNS)

Couples must not persuade themselves of the need to limit the size of their families

Archbishop Jose Palma  - chose not to seek re-election (CNS)

New head in Philippines promises to stand up for Catholic values

Nigerian women wait for antiretroviral treatment outside a clinic at a Catholic hospital (CNS photo)

Catholic charities, of course, provide 25 per cent of all HIV treatment

Melinda Gates said she struggled with the idea of publicly opposing Church teaching

L’Osservatore Romano accuses Bill Gates’s wife of spreading ‘disinformation’

David Cameron and Melinda Gates at the summit on family planning last week (Photo: PA)

Hundreds of millions of women apparently have an ‘unmet need’ for contraception. The concept is vague at best

Melinda Gates (PA photo)

The statement by the Ursuline Sisters of Dallas is a hotchpotch of vagueness

An NHS trust has suggested that pharmacists should be able to give the contraceptive pill to teenagers without their parents' consent (PA photo)

Giving girls as young as 13 the contraceptive Pill without their parents’ knowledge is yet another hugely misguided policy. Time for a change of approach?