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Camel riders pass stone pillars, a relic of the Roman Empire, in the desert city of Palmyra, central Syria (PA)

The grave threat to Palmyra should cause a collective shudder in all who love our heritage

Sister Diana Momeka (CNS)

Sister Diana Momeka told a congressional hearing that Iraqis who have fled Islamists ‘want nothing more than to go home’

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, greets a young displaced Iraqi in Erbil (CNS photo/John E. Kozar, CNEWA)

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri also praised the ‘heroic’ service of priests

A Yazidi woman released by ISIS last month (Photo: PA)

The cardinal, who visited Iraq last month, says he is praying for peace in the region

Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq (Photo: CNS)

The Pope wants to visit, according to Archbishop Warda, but his staff ‘would not allow him to at present’

Displaced Christians in Erbil, Iraq (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Brighton mother of two has mobilised the efforts of 100 parishes

Nardine and her family are living in a monastery after fleeing ISIS

The documentary ‘Kill the Christians’ forces Britons to confront the plight of the suffering Church

'Their Christian faith was bruised and battered. In some cases, all hope was lost'

A century after the genocide began, Turkey still refuses to accept the truth. Yet for the sake of today’s persecuted Christians, the past must not be forgotten

Hal St John of Ooberfuse and Archbishop Warda in the We Are One video

Archbishop Warda recites Lord’s Prayer in track by London-based band Ooberfuse

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Christians made homeless by ISIS are not ready to leave their country yet, says cardinal