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Only 40,000 Christians are left in Aleppo, according to reports

Christian minorities from Iraq and Syria left feeling ‘betrayed’ as humanitarian assistance fails to reach them

Up to 13 million Iraqis may need humanitarian aid by the end of 2016

A spokesman for prosecutors in Lodz said that ‘small amounts of explosives, not sufficient to make an explosion’ were found on the man

Francis ‘offered his closeness’ to the families of those killed in deadly attacks in Iraq and Bangladesh

In a joint statement, Syriac patriarchs said ‘the wound of forced emigration is still bleeding’

Aid to the Church in Need’s Be God’s Mercy initiative will be launched in Rome on Friday

Fr Douglas Al-Bazi’s torturers asked him why he wasn’t afraid of death. He told them: ‘For me, death is the beginning. But for you it is the end’