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Muslim villagers suspected that a Christian teenager who allegedly converted to Islam was being held captive by her family

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The Pope should take the opportunity to draw the world’s attention to the violent attacks on Christians in Egypt

Pontiff to meet Muslim and Coptic leaders during trip

Reports in Italy claim Francis will visit Cairo’s Al-Azhar, the leading centre of learning of Sunni Islam, in May

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A Catholic spokesman says ISIS is now ‘strongly entrenched’ in the North Sinai region

The Pope’s prayer intentions for March have been released in a video message

As Christians flee ISIS in the Sinai Peninsula, those left behind face mounting persecution

A priest says 1,000 Christians have fled, with some receiving threats on their mobile phones

The murder – the sixth in less than a month – comes after ISIS promised to step up its attacks