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Iraqi refugees at a camp near the northern city of Erbil (CNS)

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Displaced Iraqi children stand in a classroom of a school used as a shelter (CNS)

Fr Bashar Kthea, a Syriac Catholic priest, is ministering to more than 1,700 families in a camp near Irbil

African Christians worship in an Anglican church in Tripoli (PA)

The taking of the three men is the latest in a series of kidnappings of Middle East Christians

Syrian women light candles before attending a prayer service at the Melkite Catholic patriarchate in Damascus (CNS)

Fr Antoine Boutros and his driver have not been seen since July 12

Fr Dhiya Azziz

Iraqi priest Fr Dhiya Azziz, who was taken on July 4, has now been freed, according to Custody of the Holy Land

Cardinal, Orani Joao Tempesta, centre, has reportedly been carjacked (PA)

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Prime Minister David Cameron during Friday's minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terrorist attack (CNS)

More than a decade after 9/11 our leaders are still struggling to confront the threat of Islamism

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako made the dramatic proposal this week (CNS)

Patriarch Sako calls for Chaldeans and Assyrians to form one Church of the East

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (AP)

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Iraqi children play outside a tent in Ainkawa, near Irbil (CNS)

Cardinal Angelo Scola was joined by the Maronite Catholic patriarch on a visit to Irbil