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Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/06/15

Pope Francis waves during his Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The Holy Trinity “is the ultimate goal of our earthly pilgrimage”, the Pope said in yesterday’s Angelus address (full text).

Francis’s environment encyclical will be called Laudato Sii will be released on June 16 (Austen Ivereigh, Fr Robert Sirico).

Abuse survivor Peter Saunders’s comments about Cardinal George Pell were “not well informed”, a spokesman for the prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy has said.

“A just society recognises the right to life from conception to natural death as paramount”, the Pope has told members of Italy’s Science and Life Association.

The Irish Church has “much to reflect on and to learn from the referendum debate”, Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has said.

Andrea Gagliarducci says the reform of Vatican communications “will take longer than planned”.

And Kathy Schiffer explains why a fundamentalist Protestant university contains the largest collection of Catholic art outside the Vatican.

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