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Italian Jesuit Fr Paolo Dall'Oglio, pictured in 2008 (CNS)

Fr Dall’Oglio was kidnapped two years ago this week

Displaced Iraqi children stand in a classroom of a school used as a shelter (CNS)

Fr Bashar Kthea, a Syriac Catholic priest, is ministering to more than 1,700 families in a camp near Irbil

African Christians worship in an Anglican church in Tripoli (PA)

The taking of the three men is the latest in a series of kidnappings of Middle East Christians

Francis praised pilgrims yesterday for attending the Angelus in Rome's fierce summer heat (AP)

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Fr Jorge Hernandez celebrates Mass at Holy Family Catholic church in Gaza (CNS)

‘Compared with a year ago, we’re worse off,’ says Gaza parish priest Fr Jorge Hernandez

Lord Weidenfeld

George Weidenfeld says he has a ‘debt to repay’ after Christians helped him reach and settle in Britain in 1938

Cardinal, Orani Joao Tempesta, centre, has reportedly been carjacked (PA)

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Lord Rowan Williams with Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP and Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Flickr/Mazur)

Lord Rowan Williams spoke at Arundel and Brighton’s 50th anniversary celebrations in the Amex Stadium

Wind picks up snow from the ground as a man waits to take a photograph of a statue dedicated to the victims of the Katyn massacre in 1940 (PA)

How should Christians respond to historical and current acts of violence? A Protestant evangelical community gives one example

Prime Minister David Cameron during Friday's minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terrorist attack (CNS)

More than a decade after 9/11 our leaders are still struggling to confront the threat of Islamism