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Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/01/15

Bishops from Europe and North America visit Cremisan Valley, west of Bethlehem (Mazur/

Israeli and Palestinian leaders must “build bridges, not walls”, bishops from Europe and North America have said at the end of their annual visit to the Holy Land.

Catholic Charities USA has named a woman as its leader for the first time in its 105-year history.

French Jesuit journal Études has taken down a blog with anti-Catholic cartoons posted in solidarity with Charlie Hebdo (explanation in French).

Street children as young as five were “caged” in detention centres in Manila ahead of the papal visit, reports the Daily Mail (John Allen).

Matthew Archbold, David Harsanyi, Fr Thomas Rosica and Fr John Zuhlsdorf reflect on Francis’s comments about freedom of expression (full interview transcript).

Ignatius Press has launched a new website dedicated to the works of theologian Hans Urs Von Balthasar.

And the BBC captures the moment Francis lost his zucchetto as he arrived in windswept Manila.

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