Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/01/13

Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

The government of Fiji has said it will expel an Australian priest who clashed with the country’s prime minister Frank Bainimarama.

Three American bishops have said they will investigate a Catholic hospital that argued that unborn children are not people in response to a malpractice lawsuit.

Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St Joseph has revealed that the National Catholic Reporter refused his request to “submit their bona fides as a Catholic media outlet“.

Indian Cardinal Telesphore Toppo describes the recent rape case in New Delhi as “a challenge to our conscience“.

Joseph Shaw worries that “the world of lay Catholic associations is not in especially good shape“.

Brandon Vogt urges Catholics not to make simple logical mistakes when commenting online.

And Edward Pentin reports on the Cause of Fra’ Andrew Bertie, the “deliberately zany” grand master of the Order of Malta who “would rather die than exude an aura of holiness“.

Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.