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Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/01/15

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle talks to media in Manila about the papal visit (AP)

Pope Francis’s visit to the Philippines is “not about him”, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila has said.

Climate change is “a profoundly spiritual, ethical and moral issue”, the newly launched Global Catholic Climate Movement has said.

German bishops cannot simply dismiss supporters of “anti-Islamisation” marches as extremists, a spokesman for Dresden diocese has said.

Rafa Fernandez de Castro asks if Mexico is the deadliest place in the world for priests.

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi selects his highlights from the papal visit to Sri Lanka.

Joel Guinto says that Filipinos are bombarding the papal Twitter account with requests as he arrives in the country.

And Cindy Wooden meets the team planning the follow-up to Francis’s visit to the Philippines before it has even begun.

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