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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a news conference in Tehran (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/01/16

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

Sister Sandra Amado, a Comboni sister from Brazil, teaches a class in 2012 at a teacher training institute in Yambio, South Sudan (CNS)

South Sudan bishop condemns attack on nuns

Five armed men assaulted and threatened religious sisters at a teacher training college

An American delegate looks at photos in a museum dedicated to the late Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador (CNS)

Three nuns and and a lay missionary were abducted and murdered by members of the National Guard

The Sisters will participate in various 
evangelistic activities, according to Bishop Egan

The Sisters of Maria Stella Matutina will be based in the parish of St Joseph’s in Grayshott

The Vocation Network for Catholic Religious Life and Priesthood website

Vocation Network will make it easier for people to select an order

Nuns watch Pope Francis' installation Mass (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Bishop Hugh Gilbert’s homily on the Day of Consecrated Life

Tristram Hunt (PA)

The shadow education secretary eventually said there are ‘brilliant teachers who are nuns doing a fantastic job’

question time

Hunt’s tone reflects the contempt for Catholic education among a new generation of politicians

Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt (PA)

Shadow education secretary appeared to question whether nuns are good teachers in a television debate

ISIS fighters stand guard at a checkpoint in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul (CNS)

Militants have been said to be using the convent as a logistics base