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Topic: Aid to the Church in Need

Iraqi bishops meet to discuss ‘rescue plan’ for country’s Christians

Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop Saad Sirop says Christians are ‘afraid of what is going to happen’

Foreign intervention won’t help Iraq, says Baghdad archbishop

Archbishop of Baghdad believes Iraqi leaders must work together to stop Isis

A miracle on a bleak road to nowhere

Not much different from any or ours is the answer

Jihadists are embarking on ‘Final Solution’ in Middle East

The West is caught up with trivial concerns while minorities abroad are driven to extinction

Catholic leaders praise missionaries in Central African Republic

Priests and nuns have remained in the country during the current conflict, despite offers of evacuation.

Syrian bishop appeals for release of kidnapped nuns

Bishop Alnemeh demands the immediate release of the nuns ‘who have done no harm to anyone’

Syrian patriarch says third of Christians are now refugees

Patriarch says Pope Francis’s prayers stopped western powers bombing Damascus

If St Francis were alive today he would have no time for Church politics or ‘respectful dialogue’ with Islam

The one saint who seems to give the Church a good name, St Francis would have sought converts

Church wasn’t the only institution to fail to tackle abuse, says Widdecombe

Widespread ideas about nature of paedophilia in 1970s and 80s influenced decisions, says former MP

How, when we read of Islamist atrocities against Christians, are we to contain and overcome the temptation to turn against Muslims?

It’s not always easy or even possible. But hatred of the sinner rather than of the sin is always unChristian