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Internally displaced children eat inside a tent in Aleppo, Syria (PA)

ACN will fund a number of projects to help sizable Christian communities in Aleppo, Homs and Damascus

Britain is the first country in the world to introduce the legislation (PA)

The House of Lords has defeated an attempt to block the legislation

ISIS militants in Mosul (PA)

Assyrian Christians appeal for help after at least 90 people were abducted from villages in the north-east of the country

Cardinal Nichols spoke at a press conference today (©Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop of Westminster says human life is the most important consideration for Catholics voting in Britain’s general election

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released a letter ahead of this year’s general election

Actor Mark Rylance inspects the First Folio with Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, the head of higher education at the  Globe, Francois Decoster, the mayor of Saint-Omer, and Dr Remy Cordonnier, the head of the ancient books collection at Saint-Omer public library (PA)

A recently discovered First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays will be exhibited next year at the Globe Theatre

Syrian refugees near the Turkish border (CNS)

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Assyrian Christians were taken after militants attacked villages

Mrs Bruce sought to change the law following revelations that some British doctors had agreed to requests to abortions because of the unborn child’s gender (PA)

Fiona Bruce’s amendment to the Serious Crime Bill has been voted down by the Commons

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar of India (CNS)

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was kidnapped in June last year, was freed after intervention by the Indian government

A depiction of St Gregory of Narek

10th-century Armenian mystic, poet and monk St Gregory of Narek to be a Doctor of the Universal Church