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Iraq’s implosion is another disaster for Christians in the Middle East

As we contemplate the fate of Catholics in Mosul, this should be a time of mourning.

Middle East patriarchs call for peace in Syria

Easter messages also offers prayers for people in Lebanon, Iraq and the Holy Land

Syrian nuns moved to rebel-held town

The 12 nuns have been moved from Maaloula to the nearby town of Yabroud

Pope Francis calls on Catholics to pray for nuns kidnapped in Syria

Pope makes plea during general audience in St Peter’s Square

Syrian bishop says nuns’ kidnapping has shocked Christians

Five nuns were snatched from the Orthodox Monastery of Santa Tecla near Damascus

Vatican embassy in Syria damaged by mortar strike

No casualties reported after apostolic nunciature in Damascus hit by rocket on Tuesday morning

Pope calls all Catholics to pray and fast for Syria on Saturday

Pope Francis will lead thousands in St Peter’s Square in a prayer vigil for peace on Saturday evening

Vatican ambassador: World must help end Syria crisis

Archbishop Zenari says Syrians are ‘crying out to the international community’ for help

Suicide bomb kills four in Christian quarter of Damascus

Attacker blew himself up outside the Greek Orthodox Virgin Mary church