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Smoke rises up in a part of  Abidjan a day after the conflict's victor Alassane Outtara called for violence to cease      PA

The Catholic aid agency issues a hard-hitting statement in the wake of violent conflict in the West African country

Pope Benedict XVI leads the traditional Way of the Cross at the Colosseum in Rome (CNS photo/Stephan Crasneanscki/ courtesy of CBS)

Cloistered Augustine nun tells Vatican Radio that the problem is ‘much vaster’ than the clerical abuse crisis and ‘regards all humanity’

Pope Benedict XVI meets Fr Adolfo Nicolás, Jesuit superior general (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Catholic Press Photo)

Fr Dermot Preston, a noted film buff, has worked in Guyana for five years and also in South Africa

Paul Bhatti, left, and Syed Muhammad Abudl Khabir Azad, imam of the mosque of Badshahi of Lahore, Pakistan (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Brother of slain Pakistani minister tells conference in Rome ‘we will continue his battle’

Mgr Keith Newton, Cardinal William Levada and Bishop Alan Hopes meet the Pope at the Vatican last Friday                                      (Photo courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

Mgr Keith Newton met Pope Benedict XVI last week in a private audience at the Vatican

The Cardinal pub is just round the corner from Westminster Cathedral (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Campaign to save Catholic character of pub next to Westminster Cathedral has been signed by Ann Widdecombe as well as many priests and religious

John Paul II pictured with other religious leaders at Assisi in 1986 (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The Pope and other religious leaders will make speeches and sign a commitment to peace when they meet at Assisi in October

Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha of Lahore at his residence in Lahore (CNS photo/Mian Khursheed, Reuters)

Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha of Lahore made his comment following protests in which at least 24 people were killed

Benedict XVI receives the official WYD 2011 backpack from Cardinal Antonio Rouco Varela of Madrid: each one will contain a copy of "YouCat" (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Benedict XVI tells young people in foreword to YouCat that they must know their faith ‘with precision’

Rebel fighters cover the body of a Libyan killed in a coalition air strike (CNS photo/Youssef Boudlal, Reuters)

Apostolic vicar of Tripoli says collapse of one building killed 40 people