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Kirsten Sandberg, chairperson of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, speaking at yesterday's press conference (AP)

If critics think the Church hasn’t changed, they only need to do a quick online search to learn the truth

The UN human rights committee on the rights of the child delivering its report in Geneva (AP)

And the committee oversteps the mark by criticising Catholic teaching on contraception and abortion

The committe, pictued today, were critical of the Church (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

UN criticises Vatican over clerical abuse

Committee tells Church to release details of abuse

Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga addressing worshipers at the St Jean des Cascades church in Bangui, Central African Republic

Archbishop Nzapalainga in London to urge politicians to lobby for UN intervention

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks down a street in Aleppo (AP)

Recommendations will be offered to those taking part in ‘Geneva 2′ peace talks

An injured boy rests at a medical clinic inside the UN compound on the outskirts of Juba, South Sudan (CNS)

Bishops ‘condemn reports that refer to the violence as conflict between tribes’

A youth squats inside a burned out car in Bangui Below: Displaced civilians at the 40-acre diocesan compound in Bossangoa (CNS)

Thousands of civilians take shelter in churches, but parishes struggling to cope

Francis at this morning's general audience in St Peter's Square (AP)

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Young children beg for food in the Philippines after last month's devastating super typhoon (CNS)

Pope will offer support for Caritas Internationalis’s ‘One Human Family, Food For All’ campaign

Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga of Bangui, Central African Republic (CNS)

International community urged to help set up election body and investigate alleged crimes against humanity