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Tapestries of the seven new saints hang from St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/10/16

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A Christian family who fled from violence in Mosul, Iraq, sit in the room of a church in 2014 in Amman, Jordan. (CNS photo/Jamal Nasrallah, EPA)

The Vatican will be funding the project launched by Caritas Jordan

Milan Cathedral (PA)

The priest in charge of Confession at Milan cathedral says there has been a growing “demand” for absolution and Communion

Francis's message is broadcast during the opening ceremony of Expo 2015 (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Francis delivers live video message at opening of Expo 15 in Milan

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Pope’s video message broadcast in Milan square

Benedict XVI reflects on his trip to Milan at his weekly general audience

Priests at the closing Mass of the Seventh World Meeting of Families (AP)

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St Ambrose, at St Peter's Basilica

We should celebrate St Ambrose, whose understated management skills kept the early church together – and who was the first person to read in silence