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'Neonatal tetanus is a disease, like so many diseases, of poverty'

Kenyan bishops say a new vaccination campaign is a covert population control programme – they are tragically wrong

Protesters in Mexico City demand more information about the 43 missing students (CNS)

Mexican bishops’ conference issue statement of solidarity with the families of 43 missing students

Relatives of 43 missing students celebrate Mass in Chilpancingo, Mexico (CNS)

Archdiocese of Mexico City calls for a ‘reconstruction of the country’ in response to the disappearance of 43 trainee teachers

Migrants from Guatemala deported from the US arrive at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City  (CNS)

‘I wish to call attention to the tens of thousands of children that emigrate alone,’ says Francis

Pope Francis says he is pained that Christians suffer so much discrimination (CNS)

The Church teaches that drug abuse is wrong but that doesn’t mean we should support the criminalisation of drug users

A rainbow appears over Sacro Cuore Basilica during Pope Francis's visit (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/01/14

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

The Pope preaches during a mass service (CNS)

Pope addresses a group of Mexican priests during morning Mass service

Teachers from southern Mexico camp in Zocalo Square (Photo: CNS)

Mass attendance falls and cardinal stays away as teachers take over central square

People embrace while standing next to the coffin of a victim of the train derailment in San Pedro  (CNS)

State government said theft of railway parts weakened the tracks and caused the derailment

A painting by Mexican artist Martha Orozco featuring six priests canonised by Pope John Paul II in 2000

As the sacrifice of the Mexican martyrs shows, anti-Catholicism will always rebound on itself