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Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community gather for food at the Nowruz camp, in Derike, Syria (AP Photo)

The Kurdistan regional government has appealed to Australia for support

Palestinian civil defense officers inspect the rubble of a destroyed tower shortly after the ceasefire was announced (CNS)

Catholic agencies are assessing the level of need following the cease-fire

Iraqi refugees who have fled from the Islamic State

Christian and Yazidi refugees living in horrific conditions, clerics find

Pope Francis arrives in his popemobile at St Peter's Square earlier today (CNS)

Division is the work of the Devil, Pope Francis said during his weekly audience

American-born Bishop Hlib Lonchyna (CNS)

Bishop Hlib Lonchyna endorses ‘heartfelt appeal’ by Ukrainian Greek Catholic Primate

Tom Watson MP (PA)

Labour MP discusses politics, faith and Pope Francis in an exclusive interview with The Herald

Liberian residents of West Point wait for food rations to be handed out  in Monrovia, Liberia (CNS)

People are unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the deadly virus

Javier Zanetti presenting Pope Francis with an Inter Milan shirt last year (CNS)

Inter-religious Match for Peace expected to feautre Roberto Baggio, Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi

Bishop Peter Libasci addresses mourners at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic church during a special Mass for  James Foley (PA)

‘I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray,’ wrote murdered American journalist to his family

Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski (CNS)

Vatican say it ‘moved without delay’ after allegations against Archbishop Wesolowski came to light