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Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/01/18

Pope Francis leads ecumenical vespers at the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls in 2014 (CNS)

Christians must work together “in a world that is increasingly rich in means and poor in love”, Pope Francis said at an ecumenical service yesterday (full text, full video).

Catholics in Pakistan are raising funds for victims of a terror attack at a Methodist church.

The Dutch province of the Dominican order has had its “first ordination in a couple of decades”.

A priest in the Philippines has apologised after he was filmed dancing in front of an altar.

AsiaNews says Vatican-China negotiations are causing “sadness, anger and distress” in the underground Church.

Fr Thomas Reese SJ calls for a Vatican “department of justice with professional investigators”.

And Owen Amos visits a thriving church in an American ghost town.

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