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Children playing football in Morovia, Liberia (PA)

Football is infamous for corruption and cheating, but it can also be a powerful force for good

A survivor wipes his face under a Philippines national flag in typhoon ravaged Tacloban city (PA)

Typhoon Haiyan: What you can do

Practical ways of supporting the people of the Philippines

Bishops keen for 1,200 schools to introduce Living Wage (CNS)

Initiative launched after deal between Unison and the Catholic Education Service

Damian McBride (PA)

Cafod backs former spin doctor over publication of controversial memoirs

Pedestrians walk past a job centre in Soho, central London (AP)

Two writers unveil a plan to help the country overcome economic crisis

Salvadorans pray at the crypt where Archbishop Oscar Romero was buried at the cathedral in San Salvador  (CNS photo/Luis Galdamez, Reuters)

In the first of a series of blog posts from El Salvador Miguel Cullen reports from the chapel where Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated

Cardinal Turkson presents the document (Photo: CNS)

Vatican department says only a global government can rein in the ‘equalities and distortions of capitalist development’

Lord Mayor of Newcastle Geoff O’Brien and John McBride

Dignitary runs for the poor

Lord Mayor of Newcastle runs the final mile of the Great North Run barefoot in support of Catholic aid agency Cafod

A woman holds her baby outside a tent serving as a medical clinic in Mogadishu, Somalia (CNS photo/Stuart Price UN handout photo via Reuters)

British Catholics give £3m to Africa

Catholics in England, Wales and Scotland have donated more than £3 million for the east Africa famine

Students pictured with new friends in Kenya and their goats (Photo: Alan Francis)

Pupils’ lives are changed

Pupils from two Catholic schools visit communities in Kenya with Cafod