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Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican's spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi, right, talks to journalists on board the airplane on his way to Yerevan, Armenia (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Onboard the papal flight to Armenia the Pope called for efforts to protect ‘the good of the people of the United Kingdom’

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

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster at the closing synod session (CNS)

The cardinal said Britain must now ‘work hard to show ourselves to be good neighbours’

The Bishops of England and Wales pose with Pope Francis during their ad limina visit (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Bishops of England and Wales said the decision to leave the European Union ‘must be respected’

David Cameron announces his resignation after Britain voted to leave the European Union (Photo: PA)

We need to put the divisions of the past behind us and tell our European friends how important they are to us

Cider apples at a farm in south Gloucestershire. The Second Severn Crossing is in the background (PA)

The Establishment was wrong about the gold standard, appeasement and the ERM. Now it’s wrong to back Remain

Volunteers at the Black Country Food Bank in Halesowen prepare food parcels (PA)

People will be poorer, food will be more expensive and jobs will be lost if we leave the EU

Boris Johnson and David Cameron, leaders of the Leave and Remain campaigns respectively (PA)

The EU has brought many benefits, but sometimes seems to have lost touch with its Christian roots

Iain Duncan Smith (PA)

The drive towards a United States of Europe has led to political extremism and massive youth unemployment – leaving is the kindest thing to do

Leave and Remain campaigners (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

There have been a lot of myths and conspiracy theories in this referendum – among them that the EU is a Catholic plot