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Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/01/17

President Duterte: 'I challenge the Catholic Church... You all smell bad, corruption and all' (AP)

In a foul-mouthed tirade, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he is willing to resign if the country’s bishops resign as well (video, Ricardo Saludo).

Anti-Christian incidents in France rose by 38 per cent last year, according to the group Observatoire de la Christianophobie.

Jacopo Barigazzi says that Pope Francis “has become a lodestar for alt-left movements across Europe”.

Massimo Faggioli says The Young Pope is surprisingly accurate (Brad Miner).

Sandro Magister and Fr Raymond de Souza comment on Amoris Laetitia.

Katy Gibbons names five of the most violent episodes in the Reformation.

And Bishop Robert Barron praises the makers of The Crown.

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