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Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/07/15

Children dressed as angels react as they attend Christmas Mass at a Catholic church in Beijing (CNS)

Catholicism is growing rapidly among Chinese people aged under 30, a new survey has found.

Unesco has declared the Baptism Site of Jesus Christ in Jordan a World Heritage Site.

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has expressed support for a school that dismissed a teacher over her same-sex marriage.

The Catholic News Agency publishes the full text of Pope Francis’s in-flight press conference.

Simon Shen asks if China and the Holy See are on the verge of adopting “the Vietnam model”.

George Weigel argues that the Holy See is pursuing a “new diplomacy of accommodation”.

And the 60,000 corncobs, 20,000 squashes and 150,000 coconuts used as a backdrop to a papal Mass in Paraguay are going to be recycled.