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Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, of Nigeria (AP)

Cardinal John Onaiyekan was unhurt after the vehicle he was travelling in was shot at by gunmen

Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (CNS)

Bishop Gabuza has criticised comments made by the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin pictured at the Vatican (AP)

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Pope Francis  with President Touadéra of the Central African Republic (AP)

Francis reflected on his visit to CAR during his meeting with President Touadéra

Nigerian's attend a Bring Back Our Girls protest outside the presidential villa in Abuja (CNS)

Bishops Matthew Audu of Lafia and George Dodo of Zaria urged officials to boost intelligence gathering efforts

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta welcome Pope Francis to the Nairobi airport in november 2015 (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

‘The majority of Kenyans are wallowing in poverty and are unable to meet their basic needs,’ the bishops said in a statement

South African president Jacob Zuma (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

The South African Council of Churches labelled the president ‘dishonest’

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, where Mother Angelica's funeral will take place (Carol M Highsmith)

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A refugee woman walks through the caravan park in Frankfurt, Germany (CNS photo/Alexander Heinl, EPA)

Open Doors International says the scale of abuse faced by Christian refugees in Germany has been ‘covered up’

A militia member stands guard in the Iraqi Christian village of Bakufa, 18 miles north of Mosul (AP)

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