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Burkina Faso coup leader Gen. Gilbert Diendere, centre (AP Photo, File)

General Gilbert Diendere, who led the short-lived military coup in Burkina Faso last month, now seeks sanctuary

Soldiers hit an anti-government protester with a stick in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, last month (CNS)

‘Canon Law rules out the exercise of temporal power, and it’s never right for a priest to hold it’, says spokesman

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (CNS)

Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo announced a week of prayers for ‘reconciliation, justice and peace’

Bishop Chibly Langlois of Les Cayes, Haiti, one of two Caribbeans to be given a red hat next month (Photo: CNS)

The faithful of Burkina Faso will be celebrating