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Somali women displaced by severe drought queue for food handouts (CNS photo)

In an address to a UN conference Pope Benedict XVI calls for international efforts to promote the family farm

A maternity ward in Wuhan, Hubei province, China (Photo: AP)

Is that really what you want your taxes to be spent on?

Andrew Mitchell, Secretary for International Development, wants overseas aid to have an 'unprecedented focus on family planning' (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Bishops criticise Government proposals to ‘hard-wire’ abortion and contraceptive services into overseas development programmes