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A member of the Pakistani Christian community holds a rosary and candle during a protest rally in Lahore last year to condemn the suicide attack on All Saints Church in Peshawar  (CNS)

16 years after the death of Bishop John Joseph, the Pakistani government still has much to do in order to protect Christians

David Cameron during a visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem (Photo: CNS)

Rather than retreat to the catacombs, we should confidently proclaim the stupendous truths of the Creed

Cameron: does do God (PA)

David Cameron’s comments seem to have irritated some high-profile atheists, but no imams

The Monastery of Mar Sarkis in Maaloula, recently recaptured by the Syrian Army (CNS)

Britain’s foreign policy does nothing to help the persecuted Church

David Cameron (PA)

Prime minister says we must stand up for persecuted

A Syrian man fixes a picture of Christ on the wall of his damaged house (CNS)

Predictions that after the end of the Cold War we would see a clash of civilisations between Islam and the West have been borne out by events

Our Government needs to face up to the persecution of Christians abroad (PA)

Sticking up for Christians is not something Britain’s ruling Coalition does

David Cameron with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at Number 10 (PA)

Hungary is governed according to the kind of conservatism that has vanished from British politics

Pope Francis led a vigil to pray for peace in Syria in St Peter's Square last weekend (CNS)

We must demand that our moralising, ineffectual political leaders take action

Prime Minister David Cameron (AP)

Cameron has undermined the institution which is still the bedrock of society: and he will continue to pay the price