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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/12/14

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

Pope Francis attends a welcoming ceremony with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential palace in Ankara (CNS)

On the questions of ISIS and Armenia, President Erdogan seemed to be given a pass by the Pope

Pope Francis meets with young refugees from Syria and Iraq during his trip to Turkey (CNS)

Pope Francis answered questions on the synod on his journey home from Turkey

The Pope speaks during a press conference on the flight from Istanbul to Rome (AP)

Francis says ‘every religion’ is blighted by ‘little groups’ of fundamentalists

Francis stands next to the Grand Mufti of Istanbul, Rahmi Yaran, right, at the Blue Mosque in Istanbul (AP)

Francis’s prayer in Blue Mosque recalls Benedict XVI’s famous gesture in 2006

Pope Francis is welcomed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential palace in Ankara (Photo: PA)

In his first address the Pope said Turkey was ‘precious to every Christian’ because of its history

Pope Francis addresses Brazilian bishops in Rio in July 2013 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/11/14

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

The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul, where Pope Francis will celebrate Mass (Photo: CNS)

Most believers ‘hide their cross’

Soldiers carry a large poster of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk  (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Which way will Turkey turn?

President Erdogan seems to be doing much to reverse Atatürk’s secular reforms

Pope Francis pictured  with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in a poster displayed outside a Catholic Church in Istanbul (CNS)

Vatican spokesman says some refugees may be present when the Pope meets Catholic students