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An Egyptian woman prays for 21 Coptic men killed by ISIS In 2015 (AP)

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Family members and friends attend the funeral service for Gulsen Bahadir, 28, a flight attendant killed at the blasts at Ataturk airport (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Church leaders in the US and Britain have offered prayers for Turkey following the Istanbul terror attack

Passengers embrace each other on the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport (AP)

‘May the Lord convert the hearts of the violent, and sustain our feet on the way of peace,’ said the Pope in his Angelus address

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis spent more than an hour responding to questions during an afternoon visit to Rome’s Villa Nazareth

Displaced families await temporary shelter in Kirkuk, Iraq (CNS)

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

'Orlando' is spelled out in candles at a vigil in Atlanta (AP/David Goldman)

The shooting at a crowded nightclub left 49 people dead and many more injured

Pope Francis  in St Peter's Square (CNS)

At the end of his weekly general audience, the Pope referred to a string of attacks to hit ‘beloved Syria’

Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch (CNS)

Cardinal Kurt Koch, who leads ecumenical relations for the Vatican, made the comments at an interfaith meeting in Cambridge

A prayer vigil for Fr Tom Uzhunnalil at St Francis Xavier's Cathedral in Bangalore, India (AP)

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A Dwekh Nawsha militia member sits on top of a tombstone inside a 200-year-old monastery in the Christian village of Bakufa, in Iraq (PA)

The defence spending bill refers specifically to Christians as a group that should be supported in the Middle East