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People carry a victim's coffin as they attend funeral services for victims of the suicide bombing in Gaziantep (AP)

A suicide bomber killed 51 people at a Kurdish wedding party on Saturday

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran (left), Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar mosque, and Archbishop Georg Gaenswein at the Vatican (CNS)

The way to counter terrorists’ hatred is with education and dialogue, Cardinal Tauran has said

Kadiza Sultana who travelled to Syria via Turkey (PA)

Why are young girls like Kadiza Sultana attracted to the ISIS phenomenon?

The Bulgarian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia (PA)

The Church needs a better response to the Sunni-Shia war and and global poverty

Pilgrims queue to visit the grotto at Lourdes (AP)

The increase in security measures comes after a spate of Islamist attacks in France

Westminster Cathedral will be floodlit in red in November ‘to wake up politicians’ (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

‘If every parish in the country did the same it might at last wake up our political classes to the scale of the suffering,’ Aid to the Church in Need has said

Christian women gather at an Assyrian church in Irbil, Iraq (AP)

Despite military defeats suffered by ISIS, Iraqi Christians say minority groups in the country face further uncertainty

People pray the rosary (CNS)

Offering a daily rosary and initiating Muslim-Catholic dialogue are two necessary responses to the Islamist threat

A photo of Fr Hamel is displayed during his funeral Mass at Rouen cathedral (AP)

It is futile to deny that ISIS can legitimately claim to be Islamic – even if it is out of sync with mainstream Islam

Site of airstrike in Aleppo on July 25 (CNS)

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