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Displaced Iraqi children stand in a classroom of a school used as a shelter in the city of Ramadi (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Moshe says Iraqi Christians most of all want to return to their homes

Cardinal Bo, centre: 'Sadly democracy has brought in hatred, denial of rights to sections of the people' (AP)

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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