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Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/04/18

St Peter’s Church, in Nigeria’s Benue state, set ablaze during a previous attack by Fulani herdsmen (Getty)

Fifteen people, including two priests, have been murdered at Mass in Nigeria.

The Church is willing to act as a mediator after bloodshed in Nicaragua, Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes has said (Hannah Brockhaus and Elise Harris).

Bishop Franz-Josef Bode, vice-president of the German bishops’ conference, has said that the German Church could ask for married priests if they are permitted after the Amazon synod (German report).

Chilean abuse survivor Juan Carlos Cruz will urge the Pope to remove “toxic” bishops when he meets him face to face.

The Ecumenical Patriarch has announced that it will open a “dialogue” on the creation of an autocephalous Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Filipe Domingues reports on the layman launching “serious online attacks” on the Brazilian bishops.

And a nun nicknamed “the Angel of Dieppe” has died aged 103.

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