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Residents displaced due to the recent fighting between government and rebel forces in Malakal, South Sudan (CNS)

According to the United Nations, fighting in South Sudan has ‘worsened considerably’ in recent weeks

Archbishop Edmundo Valenzuela of Asunción (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Syrian refugees walk the street at Zaatari refugee camp near Mafraq in Jordan (CNS)

Jordan has received only 7.2 percent of $2.9 billion needed for services to Syrian refugees and host communities

Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria on Monday (PA)

The EU has said it will strengthen sea patrols by its Frontex border agency and destroy human traffickers’ boats

The Vatican summit on the moral dimensions of climate change (CNS)

Statement released calling for action after day-long Vatican summit on the environment

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses climate change summit (CNS)

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a Vatican-sponsored workshop on environmental issues

Smoke billows after a Saudi-led airstrike on the Yemeni capital Sanaa (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

‘You are not alone,’ Bishop Paul Hinder tells faithful who must remain ‘invisible’ in order to stay safe

Pope Francis will visit the US in September (CNS)

UN welcomes Pope’s historic visit

The Pope will address the UN on September 24

A coffin carrying the body of a migrant who died crossing the Mediterranean is loaded on to a car in Sicily (AP)

Pope Francis is right: the Mediterranean is becoming ‘a vast graveyard’

A displaced woman and child flee violence from ISIS in Sinjar, Iraq (CNS)

Violence against women ‘tears at the very fabric of society’, says Vatican diplomat