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Money can be used to help those in places like southern Africa which are experiencing drought (AP)

The leaders said that additional funding will help respond to crises ‘that don’t make the headlines’

Pope Francis appoints three new auxiliaries in US (AP)

The appointments were announced by Apostolic Nuncio to the United States Achbishop Christophe Pierre

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York (AP)

The Archbishop of New York says seriously ill people require doctors who are ‘fully commited’ to their welfare

Exit polls showed that up to 81 per cent of white Evangelicals voted for Trump (AP)

The meaning of Donald Trump

His breathtaking election victory has unleashed a dangerous new populism. But shrill denunciations are not the answer

Iraqi Christians pray at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Qaraqosh for the first time in two years (AP)

The bishops were advised to give more attention to attacks on the religious freedom of Christians

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo (CNS)

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles was elected vice president

Fr Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, speaks in front of the US Supreme Court at the 2009 March For Life (CNS)

Fr Frank Pavone placed a dead baby on an altar in videos endorsing Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency

Hillary supporters at Wellesley College last night (AP)

The abortion stance of Clinton’s running mate was a major issue for Catholic voters

Father John Clemens, pastor of Our Lady of Hope Church in Chicago (CNS)

Clergy in Chicago are continuing to celebrate after their team ended a 108-year curse

Clergy of many faiths participate in a prayer circle in Standing Rock, North Dakota (CNS)

500 religious leaders formed a prayer circle at the protest site in North Dakota