The United Nations committee against torture will report on the Holy See's record on torture, later today.
The committee, which earlier in the month grilled Vatican officials about its record on child abuse, is expected to recognise the sexual abuse of minors and women by clergy as torture within the definition of the convention.
Last February the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child issued a damning report of the Catholic Church’s handling of its clerical sex abuse crisis, accusing it of being more concerned with protecting its reputation, than it was with looking after children.
More top news
Here's everything we know so far about the latest terrorist incident in France.
A minimum number of black players will have to be selected in all national teams, with the target calculated on an annual basis.
Western areas will see the rain first but by the end of the day it will also have spread eastwards.