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Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/01/19

Felix Tshisekedi, who has been declared the winner of the 2018 DRC presidential election (Getty)

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Bishops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have urged the UN Security Council to pressure the nation’s electoral commission to publish voting data.

Chilean bishops’ have briefed Pope Francis on their efforts to tackle the abuse crisis.

The Holy See has been named as a defendant in a new lawsuit in Guam.

Marc Santora reports on Polish disputes over the legacy of St John Paul II.

Fr Thomas Reese SJ argues that forcing priests to violate the confessional seal won’t end abuse.

Rita Ferrone names the country where Laudato Si’ is being put into action “more than anywhere else”.

And Argentine writer Jesús María Silveyra describes how Mother Teresa helped him cope with tragedy.

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