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Our leaders’ response to his Regensburg address showed they had not only lost their nerve, but also their ability to think

Houthis hold their weapons aloft at a gathering in Sanaa, Yemen’s largest city (AP)

Mother Teresa’s martyrs

The four nuns served the vulnerable without regard to politics. But they were caught in the middle of Yemen’s disastrous civil war

Yemeni security forces gather outside the care home attacked by gunmen in Aden, Yemen, on Friday (AP Photo/Wael Qubady)

The Pope says he hopes the slaughter of the Mother Teresa Sisters will ‘awaken consciences’

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