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Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/02/20

A member of an indigenous community kneels in front of Pope Francis and Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes (CNS photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters)

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The question of married priests “must now be worked out with the Pope and the offices of the Holy See”, Cardinal Cláudio Hummes has said.

Hong Kong diocese has suspended public Masses for two weeks in response to the coronavirus epidemic.

More than 200,000 pilgrims have prayed for victims of the outbreak at an Indian shrine.

Pope Francis has said he hopes to meet Patriarch Kirill of Moscow soon.

Aldo Maria Valli argues that the Amazon exhortation was written “with the handbrake pulled” (John Allen).

Cathleen Kaveny says elements of the Christian vision of the afterlife “remain remarkably hazy”.

And Jim Graves explains how a California parish has helped hundreds to find jobs.

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