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Pope Francis prays during a visit to the Lutheran church in Rome in 2015 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/10/16

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Bishops queue to meet Pope Francis after a general audience (AP)

The potential scope of the new definition of episcopal negligence is of huge significance

Pope Francis leaves after celebrating a Mass for the Holy Year of the Roman Curia in St. Peter's Basilica (AP)

Francis celebrated a Mass marking the Jubilee of the Roman Curia and Vatican offices

Marie Collins, right, is a member of the Commission for the Protection of Minors (PA)

Marie Collins said the Curia has shown ‘great resistance’ to proposals made by the the Vatican’s Commission for the Protection of Minors

Archbishop Angelo Becciu, left (Photo: CNS)

The Vatican is ‘not a den of thieves’, says Archbishop Angelo Becciu

Pope Francis speaks during the traditional greeting to the Roman Curia in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican (CNS)

The Pope gave his annual talk to the Curia on Monday

Papal infallibility is too often misunderstood (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope is only infallible when speaking on faith and morals, ex cathedra

Cardinal Marx addresses the Pope during the German bishops’ ad limina visit (CNS)

Why popes don’t always get what they want

The friends of Francis are urging him to take a revolutionary step after the synod. But there are good reasons why he might reject their advice

Investigative journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi, holds a copy of Avarice, his book exposing Vatican scandals (AP)

The debate about press freedom is a distraction from the real scandal

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on Sunday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/11/15

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