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He was kidnapped four months ago by militants allied to ISIS

‘One cannot help but worry, above all for the senseless hatred that it is.’

ISIS is not a means to an end. It is a group of sadists who have fallen to Original Sin

The video also shows jihadists ransacking a church in the Philippines

The terrorist problem today is an existential threat to our civilisation

The Bishop of Marawi described the desecration as ‘blasphemy’ and ‘demonic’

In an interview on Egyptian television, she said: ‘I’m not angry at the one who did this, I am telling him, may God forgive you’

Bedouin tribesmen apparently helped police track down the militants who opened fire on a checkpoint outside St Catherine’s monastery

One policeman was killed in the shooting near the Egyptian monastery

The Archbishop of Rouen announced the news at a Chrism Mass