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Mario Zenari has served as the Pope’s representative in war-torn Syria since 2008

Flight of a million Christians

An aid mission to embattled Syria reveals that thousands more faithful are fleeing the country than had previously been thought

Christians face exile or ‘living under the shadow of Islam’, says Damascus cleric

The rector of the Shrine of Fatima says the statue brings with it ‘a message of peace’

Archbishop says his people are ‘heroes of the faith’ but face a Christmas of anguish and neglect

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

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

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

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

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