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The Very Rev Andrew McLellan has led the inquiry into the Church's handling of abuse cases in Scotland (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/08/15

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

Pope Francis is greeted by the faithful upon his arrival for a meeting with families during his visit to the Philippines (AP)

The Secret Service and NYPD have teamed up to ensure the Pope’s safety when he visits New York in September

People pray at a memorial in Hiroshima (CNS)

The martyrdom of Blessed Louis challenges us to go out and try to convert people to the faith

Bishop-designate Paolo Bizzeti (CNS)

Pope Francis’s nomination of Fr Paolo Bizzeti has been announced by the Vatican

Pope Francis delivers his blessing from the window of his studio overlooking St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP)

For the first time in 60 years, the public recited the Assumption day Angelus prayer with a Pope at the Vatican

Francis's enyclical is a big hit

The Catholic Truth Society has seen a rapid rise in sales of Pope Francis’ document this summer

Pope Francis greets priests at the Paul VI hall in March (AP)

Pope sends message of support to Federation of Priestly Emergency Services

Children paddle in water in Navotas City, Philippines. The developing world bears the brunt of climate change (CNS photo/Ritchie B. Tongo, EPA)

Thousands have signed a petition calling on governments to act on Francis’s encyclical

'So, Father,' the Argentine asked, 'how do you feel about my former boss?' Managing a smile, Fr Lombardi replied, Confused.' (Photo: CNS)

This Pope doesn’t ‘do’ doctrine. His particular vocation as Supreme Pontiff may not be established for many years

Pope Francis holds a cake he received from a newly married couple during his weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican today (CNS)

In his general audience, Francis continued his series of talks about the family in anticipation of September’s celebration of the World Meeting of Families