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Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/09/17

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St Peter's Square for the Angelus (AP)

Catholics “must always forgive”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).

A Filipino priest held captive by ISIS-affiliated militants has been released.

Vatican Archbishop Paul Gallagher has had “very frank” discussions with Iranian officials in Tehran.

Richard Gaillardetz says that with Pope Francis the days of “Roma locuta, causa finita” are over.

Sam Roberts pays tribute to Fr René Laurentin.

Jimmy Kimmel has said he is “offended when people lump all priests together as child abusers”.

And Bill McGarvey hails the “Catholic punk rock” of Craig Finn.

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