Today’s Catholic must-reads: 24/09/14

Francis kisses a baby before the general audience (AP)

Pope Francis paid tribute to the martyrs of Albania at his general audience this morning (full text, short video, full video).

There is “a moral imperative to act” on climate change, Vatican secretary of state Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said at a UN summit in New York (full text).

The Pope will visit Armenia in March 2015, a bishop of the Armenian Apostolic Church has told reporters – a claim denied by the Vatican.

Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan offers “four suggestions” on Communion for the remarried (Edward Peters).

Fr Claude Barthe analyses the Holy See’s statement after SSPX leader Bishop Bernard Fellay’s visit to the Vatican yesterday.

Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga reveals that he didn’t follow his father’s career advice.

And Francis appears to have tried his hand at baseball after today’s general audience.

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


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