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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

Archbishop Francis A. Chullikatt

Papal nuncio to the UN tells panel Church has helped “refugees for centuries and will always do it”

Faithful gather near a giant screen broadcasting the Angelus prayer of Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square yesterday (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope asks faithful in St Peter’s to pray for African boat victims

Pope Francis poses with young people during his recent visit to Cagliari, Sardinia (CNS)

Francis calls for “a spirit of profound solidarity and compassion” in dealing with migrants around the world

Civilians displaced by recent fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels carry their belongings as they walk along a road in Kibati village near Goma (CNS)

Fighting between government and rebels has left many ‘suffering from lack of food, shelter and clothes’, says Bishop Willy Ngumbi Ngengele