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People leave a polling station on June 23 (PA)

St John Paul II once pleaded with the EU to recognise its Christian traditions, but unfortunately his appeal fell on deaf ears

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

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