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Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/03/16

A man dressed in Argentina's national colours outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires (AP)

Only three new priests will be ordained in the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires this year, the website Tres Líneas has reported (Spanish report).

A Congolese priest has resigned as a parish priest in Bavaria after receiving death threats.

Pope Francis has named members of a Vatican commission studying the canonisation of controversial Croatian Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac.

The Michigan Catholic Conference has extended health coverage to same-sex partners of its employees.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan hails the slain Missionaries of Charity in Yemen as “new martyrs of love”.

John Allen says it’s “a bit mystifying” that Pope Francis didn’t meet Australian abuse survivors.

And “hedonistic headbangers” Iron Maiden have paid their respects at the tomb of Blessed Oscar Romero.

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