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Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster alongside Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe at the conference (CNS)

Pope Francis sends message to London human trafficking conference

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage and supporters celebrate winning the Rochester and Strood by-election (PA)

I understand Nigel Farage’s appeal, but purple and yellow will never be my colours

Italian Coast Guard vessels gather at the spot where 366 migrants perished in the 2013 Lampedusa migrant boat disaster (CNS)

Criticism continues for move by European nations to scale down search and rescue

Eritrean migrants in Lampedusa

Bishops’ Conference criticise decision not to support migrant rescue services in the Mediterranean

A  flag with the word 'Vergogna' (disgrace) in Lampedusa after last year's disaster (AP)

Apostleship of the Sea ‘disappointed’ at Foreign Office’s position on search and rescue

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, with a group of synod auditors (CNS)

Any talk of a split between North and South is an attack on the Catholic nature of the Church

A mother and son survey the damage to their home in Gaza after an airstrike earlier this year (CNS)

Joint statement says Palestinians right to statehood is ‘long overdue’

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community gather for humanitarian aid at the Syria-Iraq border  (AP)

Tornado jets to fly to Iraq to take part in reconnaissance missions to help humanitarian mission

Cities with cinemas broadcasting the ceremony include London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Newcastle

Cinemas in major cities in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland gives people chance to watch the historic event in 2D or 3D