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Colombian opposition led by former President Alvaro Uribe protest against the government  (AP)

Catholic priests have ensured the voices of the victims of Colombia’s civil war have been heard at peace talks in Cuba

An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (CNS)

Bishops have pleaded with law enforcers to treat suspected criminals with respect and compassion after a sharp rise in police violence in the Philippines

Pope Francis walks with a group of refugees this morning (AP Photo/Fabio Frustaci)

The Pope calls for Europe to grant asylum to more refugees as he addresses the faithful at the Vatican

Members of a national teachers union protesting in Mexico City (CNS)

Churchmen in the southern Mexican states of Oaxaca and Chiapa have offered to mediate after eight protestors were killed

Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin after his episcopal ordination at St Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai in 2012 (CNS)

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Copacabana beach in Brazil (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

Priests and nuns have warned the public about the dangers of trafficking during the event

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope delivered a video message to participants at the Sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty

Under assisted suicide laws in other jurisdictions, doctors would prescribe lethal medication (PA)

The doctors’ trade union voted by 198 to 115 to maintain its current position

The homepage of the new website

The website has been launched by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Maronite Catholic bishops pose for a photo during their June 13-17 annual synod at Bkerke, the patriarchal seat north of Beirut, Lebanon (CNS)

The bishops released a statement at the conclusion of their synod in which they rejected a partitioning of the Middle East