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Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/01/16

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe sits in Strasbourg, eastern France (AP)

ISIS is guilty of genocide against Christians and other minorities, the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly has declared.

It is “highly probable” that Pope Francis will visit Auschwitz in July, a Vatican spokesman has said.

Cardinal George Pell is still two unwell to fly a month after he was forced to cancel an appearance before Australia’s royal commission on abuse.

Argentina’s new president Mauricio Macri will meet the Pope on February 27.

Talks between China and the Vatican have not advanced significantly, Taiwanese ambassador to the Holy See Matthew Lee has said.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has appealed for a new “culture of giving and sharing” at the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu (full video).

And Rod Dreher explains why he believes the joint Catholic-Protestant commemoration of the Reformation is “insane”.

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