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Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/10/16

An Assyrian church in Irbil, where many Christian refugees from the Mosul area now live (AP)

The Iraqi faithful have begun to celebrate the liberation of Qaraqosh, home to many Christians before it was captured by ISIS (facts).

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has made a “personal contribution” to the restoration of the Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre.

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn will visit Egypt tomorrow at the invitation of Coptic Pope Tawadros II (German report).

The Church has opened a peace centre in strife-torn South Sudan.

Cardinal-designate Joseph Tobin says that seeking a simple “yes” or “no” to Communion for the remarried in Amoris Laetitia “does violence to the text”.

Rorate Caeli argues that the new Jesuit superior general is a “Marxist revolutionary”.

And Carol Glatz reports on the city of Rome’s fight against Pope Francis-inspired graffiti.

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