Today’s Catholic must-reads: 12/11/14

Francis blesses pilgrims at today's general audience (AP)

Pastors should never assume “an authoritarian attitude“, Pope Francis said at todays’ general audience (full text, short video, full video).

Dominican Archbishop Anthony Fisher was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney today (full video, Noel Debien).

An Indian bishop has deplored the deaths of eight women after forced sterilisation.

Turkish architects have urged Francis not to attend a ceremony at the country’s new presidential palace in Ankara.

US bishops have voted to advance the Cause of pioneering ecumenist Fr Paul Wattson.

John Allen says we are entering a golden age for canon lawyers (Edward Peters).

And Tom Mayhall Rastrelli talks to a tattoo artist turned monk (Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble).

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