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Topic: Iraq

Pope: Iraq’s persecuted Christians are bold witnesses of Christ

Francis makes comments during general audience St Peter’s Square

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Prince Charles supports Iraqi Christians facing ‘diabolic evil’

Prince of Wales says he is ‘heartbroken’ by the ‘barbaric persecution’ of religious minorities at hands of ISIS

US cardinal urges solidarity with Iraqi Christians

‘We can’t ignore our solidarity with brothers and sisters of our faith,’ says Cardinal Wuerl

Pope Francis phones to comfort priest at refugee camp in Iraq

The priest had sent a message telling the Pope: ‘I’m afraid of losing your children’

We have to defeat Islamism on the battleground of ideas

The Islamic State may be defeated militarily, but its ideas will still attract young zealots

Middle Eastern Patriarch calls for eradication of the Islamic State

Christian leaders call for Muslim leaders to stand up against extremists after harrowing visit to Iraq

The tragedy of the Yazidis of Iraq

The Middle East is increasingly a place to conceal one’s religion

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James Foley’s letter to family described solace he found in prayer

‘I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray,’ wrote murdered American journalist to his family