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The faithful great Pope Benedict's 2009 visit to Cameroon. The future for the Church is African (PA)

New survey shows huge growth south of Sahara but decline in Europe

Archbishop Prowse: '"It will be a bit of a test of our national maturity [to see] if we can have a reasonable and respectful debate'

But Archbishop Christopher Prowse says the nature of society would change profoundly

Peter Saunders (PA)

Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors says it ‘has no jurisdiction to comment on individual cases or inquiries’

Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard, after being attacked with an egg by protestors in 2013 (CNS)

Archbishop Léonard submitted his letter of resignation on May 6 upon reaching the age of 75

Laurent Stefanini, right, at the Élysée Palace in Paris yesterday (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/06/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Lagos's Chrit Church Cathedral. Nigeria has a grave problem with violence (PA)

Cleric is murdered alongside his brother in southwest Nigeria

Thousands have already died this year trying to cross to Europe (CNS)

To love life is to care always for others, says pontiff, attacking abortion and unsafe working conditions

Pope Francis has a special devotion to St Thérèse of Lisieux © Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk

Pope Francis is particularly fond of white roses, a sign of his devotion to St Thérèse of Lisieux

Cardinal Sarah spoke earlier this week (CNS)

Pope Francis asked him to continue the legacy of his predecessor

Charles Kennedy (1959-2015)

Praise for ‘immensely courageous’ leader who led the party to its best election result