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Meeting the Christians of Aleppo

The number of faithful in Syria’s ancient city has fallen from 250,000 to 30,000. Now the war is over, how many of those can be persuaded to stay?

Aid to the Church in Need’s Be God’s Mercy initiative will be launched in Rome on Friday

Flight of a million Christians

An aid mission to embattled Syria reveals that thousands more faithful are fleeing the country than had previously been thought

Bishop Paul Simick describes how he ran for his life as the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday

Archbishop Coutts has accused Nawaz Sharif of leaving minority faith communities open to attack

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said that military intervention was the only viable option for combating the Islamists

John Pontifex blogs on the plight of Iraqi Christians

Mgr Roko Taban says the Church in the area has ‘lost everything’

Leader of Catholics in Syria asks for prayers for conference beginning on Tuesday

Three Coptic bishops strongly criticise document, saying it is shaped by Sharia law