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Anti-government protestors block a road and burn tires during a protest against a new law that could delay elections  (AP Photo/John Bompengo)

The secretary general of the Bishops’ Conference has called for respect for the democratic process in order to stop violent protests

Colombians celebrate the agreement between FARC and Colombia's government, in Bogota (AP)

A peace deal has been reached in Colombia which will see the end to the longest internal armed conflict in the western hemisphere

A man carries a child after airstrikes hit Aleppo on April 28 (AP)

Cafod is amongst the aid agencies unable to enter the Syrian city because of heavy fighting

Indigenous people from the Pankararu tribe walk along the Holy Sepulchre path used by pilgrims in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil.  (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

The plight of Brazil’s indigenous people should be centre stage at the Games, a spokesman said

South Sudanese rebel soldiers raise their weapons at a military camp in the capital Juba, South Sudan (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin)

Clashes between government and opposition forces in the country’s capital have enter their fifth day

David Cameron with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at EU headquarters in Brussels (AP)

Lord Alton has accused European Commission president Jean Claude-Juncker of ‘disdainful arrogance’

Chris Bain, director of Cafod (Photo: mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The theologian had signed a letter to Polish bishops calling for ‘early, safe and legal abortion’

A group of Polish bishops pictured in 2013 (PA)

Prof Tina Beattie has signed a letter to Polish bishops opposing plans to ban abortion in the country

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Philip Tartaglia

Cafod and Sciaf have teamed up to produce a guide to Pope Francis’ encyclical, backed by Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Philip Tartaglia

Archbishop of Bangui, Dieudonne Nzapalainga, pays a visit to Internally Displaced Persons

Catholic, Protestant and Muslim work to bring peace and tolerance