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Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe gives her keynote address (CNS)

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe runs a school for victims of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army

A migrant is assisted after arriving in Reggio Calabria, Italy (CNS)

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis

A sterilisation ward in Chhattisgarh. Four million Indian women are sterilised each year (AP)

First it was eugenics – now, under the guise of environmentalism, governments across the world are trying to force the poor and ‘culturally backward’ not to breed

Pope Francis is pictured during yesterday's Angelus address (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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

The African Church is where Vatican II has worked (CNS)

A fully involved laity, a Church permanently in mission, and beautiful singing, the Church here thrives

An man stands net to a burnt out United Nations truck in Mukoko, Democratic Republic of Congo (AP)

Six million have died from war and insecurity, say leaders from eastern South Kivu province

Soldiers drive through the capital Bujumbura last Wednesday (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)

President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to stand for a third term in office has sparked protests and an attempted coup

People gather around the ruins of the burned Bama Market in Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNS)

Aid to the Church in Need say 5,000 Catholics have been killed in one diocese alone

The bishop baptises a child in a church attacked by militants three years ago (AP)

Don’t be fooled by appearances: the meek-looking Bishop Alessandro has the heart of a lion and is putting his life on the line in northern Kenya

Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria on Monday (PA)

The EU has said it will strengthen sea patrols by its Frontex border agency and destroy human traffickers’ boats