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Relatives of prisoners who were victims of a recent prison riot bury their loved ones  (CNS)

Almost 100 inmates have died in Brazil since the turn of the year

A protestor faces police in Baltimore (PA)

Catholics join clean-up effort following riots in Baltimore

Smoke billows from a truck during a protest  against Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou's attendance at the Paris rally for Charlie Hebdo (CNS)

‘We’re still trying to understand the savagery which erupted here,’ says Archbishop Michel Cartateguy

A shop burns in Ferguson, Missouri (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Carlson was speaking after grand jury ruling sparked riots

Pope Benedict XVI: a society plagued by moral relativism suffers 'frustration, despair, selfishness and a disregard for the life and liberty of others' (PA photo)

Policies must be rooted in objective values, says Benedict XVI in speech welcoming Britain’s new ambassador

Mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni (Photo: PA)

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on why so little violent crime happens in Italy

A 12-year-old boy leaves Manchester magistrates court last week (PA wire)

What was done by design can be undone the same way. But will there be enough political determination to do it?

A boy stares at the aftermath of the riot in Tottenham (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

I felt depressed at the scenes on our streets, but not actually surprised

Tariq Jahan: 'Please respect the memory of our sons by staying away from trouble' (PA photo)
Mohammad Ashraf Haziq, the Malaysian student who had his jaw broken by rioters, and was then robbed, pictured at a press conference

But where were the Catholics in all this?