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Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/07/16

Indian tribal Catholics kneel as they pray at Dantilingi in the eastern Indian state of Orissa (AP)

The Church in Orissa is on high alert after the killing of five civilians, including two Christians.

Pope Francis made a surprise visit to the Pontifical Commission for Latin America yesterday.

Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Vatican’s health council, has died aged 67.

Outgoing Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal has received the Medal of Jerusalem from Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

The Soviet system “is still alive”, Ukrainian Cardinal Lubomyr Husar has said.

Fr Ray Blake, Fr Richard Cipolla, Fr Ryan Erlenbush, Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, Phil Lawler, Robert Mickens, Mgr C Eugene Morris, Dom Alcuin Reid, Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapmann and Fr John Zuhlsdorf comment on the ad orientem row.

And Stephen Adubato says Pope Francis is on a mission to help “the wounded warriors of the sexual revolution”.

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