Franciscan Sister Mary Melone is expected to become the first female rector of a pontifical university in Rome.
Francis should not visit China because his trip “would be manipulated”, Cardinal Joseph Zen has said.
The Vatican has named a Jesuit canon lawyer to help reform the Legion of Christ.
The Pope will meet the sick, the poor and prisoners during a day-trip to Molise on Saturday.
Fr Ray Blake and the Sensible Bond ask if the Catholic blogosphere is shrinking under Francis.
Drew Reed visits a squatter settlement in Buenos Aires named after Pope Francis.
And Leah DesGeorges describes her journey from Evangelical Protestantism to the Carmelite order.
The next Morning Catholic must-reads will be on Monday, July 14.
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