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Benedict XVI urges Egypt to work towards ‘respect for the freedom and dignity of every citizen’

Spokesman for Bishops of England and Wales says Holy See officials are working through ‘diplomatic channels’

Syria’s dictator has appointed a Greek Orthodox general as his new minister of defence: Christians may face retribution

I wonder why Brussels isn’t interested? Maybe it approves

Months after the revolution John Pontifex meets frightened Coptic Christians worshipping in secret

Iraqi archbishops divided over whether the motive of kidnap and murder was primarily religious

Pakistani Christians are held responsible for the actions of the West: it would not be the first time they have been made scapegoats

Brother of slain Pakistani minister tells conference in Rome ‘we will continue his battle’

Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha of Lahore made his comment following protests in which at least 24 people were killed

Prison authorities claim Qamar David died of a heart attack but his family have disputed this, saying he was fit and healthy