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Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/10/15

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

The Church will not abandon refugees “making their way along the streets of Europe”, Pope said in yesterday’s Angelus address (full text, full video).

Archbishop Eamon Martin, Primate of All Ireland, has called for a “cohesive plan” to welcome refugees (pastoral letter).

Pope Francis has sent “warm greetings” to participants in the Populus Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage to Rome.

The Holy Father has opened Castel Gandolfo to the public.

Catholics and Jews will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate on Wednesday.

John Allen, Fr Ray Blake, Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Archbishop Blase Cupich, Fr Raymond J de Souza, Grant Gallicho, Rick Garnett, David Gibson, Christopher Lamb, Fr James Martin SJ, Fr Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Rocco Palmo, Fr Thomas Reese SJ, Rorate Caeli, Russell Shaw, Tim Stanley, John Thavis, Damian Thompson and Michael Sean Winters comment on the family synod.

And Vatican cricketers defeated the Church of England’s team by 43 runs on Saturday.

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