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Iraqi refugees who fled from Tikrit and other towns after the advance of ISIS pictured at a camp for displaced Iraqis outside Baghdad last year (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

A new report says ISIS is guilty of committing war crimes and ‘possibly genocide’ against the people of Iraq

A man takes a copy of the latest edition of French weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo (Photo: CNS)

‘Every suspicious glance at religions injures believers,’ say the country’s bishops

Italian police and carabinieri officers patrol in St Peter's Square at the Vatican (Photo: AP)

Two of the accused were expelled from Italy and another was arrested in Kosovo

Bangladeshi riot policewomen standing guard  in Dhaka (AP)

An Italian priest, Fr Piero Arolari, was shot at by three assailants as he cycled to church

The Monastery of Mar Elian before and after its destruction by ISIS fighters

The monastery of Mar Elian, destroyed by ISIS, was a beacon of inter-faith co-operation

A boy stands with a cross outside Sacre Coeur basilica in Paris (Photo: CNS)

Faithful urged to take extra measures by the Interior Ministry and the bishops’ conference

Syrian women light candles before attending a prayer service at the Melkite Catholic patriarchate in Damascus (CNS)

Fr Antoine Boutros and his driver have not been seen since July 12

A protester at a rally against ISIS organised by Muslims in Edinburgh (PA)

How religious is ISIS?

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If Britain insists on a reductionist approach to religion, we are unlikely to get close to the right answers over Islamism

People gather around the ruins of the burned Bama Market in Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNS)

Aid to the Church in Need say 5,000 Catholics have been killed in one diocese alone

The bishop baptises a child in a church attacked by militants three years ago (AP)

Don’t be fooled by appearances: the meek-looking Bishop Alessandro has the heart of a lion and is putting his life on the line in northern Kenya