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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

A young earthquake victim is comforted outside a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal (CNS)

More than 60 people and more than 1,200 were injured when the magnitude-7.3 earthquake hit on Tuesday

Earthmovers clear the debris at the site of a building that collapsed in an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal earlier today (PA)

Catholic aid agency says people fear more buildings will collapse after 7.4 magnitude earthquake

Pope Francis at the Pontifical North American College (CNS)

Thirty-three per cent of Catholics say that if Francis makes an official statement on climate change, they would alter their lifestyles

St Joseph Sister Monique Niraula joins two other women in packing relief material for earthquake victims at Assumption Catholic Church in Lalitpur (CNS)

Truckloads of relief material organised by Church charities has begun reaching remote areas after earthquake