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A woman wipes her tears during a ceremony in the Saint George church in Bashiqa, Iraq (AP)

Displaced Christians are praying for relatives they had to leave behind in Iraq

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

Bishop organised the raising of millions of dollars to pay ransom to the Islamic extremists

A damaged statue of Mary is seen in a church in Qaraqosh, Iraq (CNS)

Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan visited beleaguered Christians in northern Iraq last month

Money can be used to help those in places like southern Africa which are experiencing drought (AP)

The leaders said that additional funding will help respond to crises ‘that don’t make the headlines’

A desecrated church recently liberated from ISIS, near the Iraqi city of Mosul (CNS)

After ISIS, there are more horrors to come

Christian minorities across the world are facing a deadly new ‘hyper-extremism’. There is only one way to ensure their survival

Pope Francis signs the apostolic letter Misericordia et Misera, which he will release on Monday (AP)

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Anti-terrorism drills at a railway station in Paris (PA)

Aid to the Church in Need say one in five countries has experienced Islamist violence since mid-2014

A Christian Iraqi woman cries after she seeing the destruction at the St Addai church (AP)

A tomb had been desecrated and statue of the Virgin Mary was decapitated at the St Addai Chaldean Catholic church

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter looks at Islamic State positions during heavy fighting in Bashiqa, east of Mosul, on Tuesday (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The ransacked church had been in ISIS’s hands for two years

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

Middle East Christians in America and beyond appear to be behind the new president due to his pro-Russian, anti-Saudi leanings