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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)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/05/16

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/04/16

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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)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/03/16

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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

Members of the South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute protest in late July outside parliament in Cape Town (CNS photo/Nic Bothma, EPA)

The bishops say the government’s nuclear energy plans are unaffordable

Mgr Hoey, pictured with Rowan Williams, was an Anglican for 79 years (mazur/catholichnews.org.uk)

Man of the century

After decades of illness and several brushes with death, the legendary Mgr Augustine Hoey is about to celebrate his 100th birthday