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Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/08/16

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered for the Angelus (AP)

At yesterday’s Angelus, Pope Francis said he hoped to visit Italy’s earthquake victims as soon as possible (full text, full video).

A priest was stabbed at Mass during a foiled terror attack in Indonesia on Sunday.

Mongolia’s first Catholic priest was expected to be ordained yesterday.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said he is looking forward to “a new season in relations between the Holy See and China” (Quartz).

Aaron Blake argues that Catholic voters are Donald Trump’s “biggest problem”.

John Allen says that Mother Teresa “will stand forever as a ‘how-to manual for mercy'” after her canonisation next Sunday (Fr George Rutler).

And after 10 years of blogging, Fr Dwight Longenecker predicts that “blogs will die”.

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