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The Hague, the formal headquarters of the ICC (Vincent van Zeijst)

Church leaders have urged the South African government to reconsider their decision to leave the International Criminal Court

A bus was set alight at the protest outside Witswatersrand University on October 10 (AP)

Fr Graham Pugin was injured along with several others in a student protest

Looters climb on the roofs of shops during protests in Pretoria, South Africa. (CNS)

The South African Council of Churches has criticised the country’s politicians for inciting violence in the lead up to the coming election

Iceland players celebrate  as the final whistle goes (AP)

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier took to Twitter after England’s embarrassing defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016

French president François Hollande greets Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi at the Elysee Palace in Paris (AP)

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Cardinal Woelki: 'Prayer rooms and mosques are equally protected by our constitution as our churches and chapels' (AP)

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Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (CNS)

Bishop Gabuza has criticised comments made by the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters

South African president Jacob Zuma (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

The South African Council of Churches labelled the president ‘dishonest’

Nuns belonging to the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa (AP)

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A lion at Bristol Zoo: parts of Europe once had a sizeable lion population (PA)

Nevertheless the Apostle gave us one of the best lion quotations in the whole Bible