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Pro-European protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street after the referendum (AP)

Dream of European unity must not be ‘buried by self-serving gravediggers’, says Austrian bishop

The sun rises on the Houses of Parliament the morning after Britain vote to leave the EU

Two things drove the anger behind Brexit: a decline in living standards, and a feeling of powerlessness

Thanks to social media, Britons are becoming enclosed in virtual echo chambers (AP)

However loud you are on social media your vote is worth no more than those who say nothing

The Clash pictured in New York in 1981 (AP)

Europe must change and reform and will do so

Nuns arrive to vote at a polling station in London (PA)

Whether Britain votes to leave the EU or not, Catholic organisations should lead the way in accessing funding from non-government sources

Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, (PA)
EU and UK flags fly above the European Commission offices in Westminster (PA)

St Augustine warned 1,500 years ago that false supranational unity is a structure of sin. The EU has proved him right

Archbishop Peter Smith  (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Peter Smith discussed the upcoming referendum in an interview with Vatican Radio

Boris Johnson MP speaks in favour of Vote Leave (PA)

Brexiteers idolise the state. Catholic tradition has a far richer idea of the common good

Pope Francis visits the European Parliament in Strasbourg in November 2014 (AP)

It seems odd that the Holy Father should so openly take one side in the controversy over European integration