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Francis sends message to the patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church after latest ISIS massacre

Bishop Angaelos, general bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK (CNS)

Bishop Angaelos, the general bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK, has released a statement following murder of Christians in Libya

The Shroud of Turin on display in Turin (CNS)

Pope Francis to visit Turin Shroud

More than one million people have booked tickets to see the relic which has gone display at Turin Cathedral

Migrants wait to disembark in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo (PA)

On Sunday a boat carrying 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, with only 28 people rescued so far

A screen shot from the video

Terrorists release propaganda video showing two massacres of Christians from Ethiopia

A woman waits to disembark from an Italian Navy vessel in the harbour of Reggio Calabria, southern Italy earlier this week (AP)

Police in Sicily say 12 Christians are feared dead after altercation occurred during crossing from Libya

Benedict XVI celebrates his 88th birthday with his brother Mgr Georg Ratzinger, right, and fellow Bavarians (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Pontiff offers morning Mass for the Pope Emeritus

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu added to the criticism of Pope Francis (AP)

Prime Minister Davutoglu’s comments follow criticism by Turkish president yesterday over Armenian genocide statement

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Ms Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2009

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St Peter's Square today (PA)

Pope Francis made the appeal during his general audience today