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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

A Catholic spokesman says ISIS is now ‘strongly entrenched’ in the North Sinai region

As Christians flee ISIS in the Sinai Peninsula, those left behind face mounting persecution

The murder – the sixth in less than a month – comes after ISIS promised to step up its attacks

Gamal Tawfiq, 50, was shot in the head by two militants on a motorbike who followed him as he walked from home to work

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

They said priests who left without permission had to ‘regularise their status’