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When baby Mariam was born her mother laid her in a bed made from a plastic bag Below: Refugees in a camp near Erbil (CNS)

In an Iraqi Christian refugee camp old men savour memories of Christmas dinners and young mothers anxiously nurse their newborns

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I wave to the faithful in Istanbul (AP)

Francis meets refugees after issuing joint declaration with Patriarch Bartholomew

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have increased

Violence mounts following synagogue murders

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama

Archbishop was stunned by the Prince’s support for Christians in the line of fire

Syrian refugees rest while cooking a meal at an informal settlement in Lebanon (CNS)

If opposing factions fight themselves to a standstill in Syria a power-sharing deal might be the result

Pope Francis said he felt united with suffering Christians Below: Video via Rome Reports (AP)

Pope Francis met leaders of the Eastern churches in Rome this week

A previous meeting of the  the Catholic-Muslim Forum at the Vatican (CNS)

The Catholic-Muslim Forum met at the Vatican this week

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (CNS)

Pope Francis writes to Tony Abbott ahead of G20 summit in Brisbane

The Prince of Wales (PA)

The Prince has become one of the most high-profile names to speak out about the persecution of Christians

A woman and children who fled from violence in Nineveh province in Iraq (CNS)

Christian refugees are facing a life-and-death situation in the Nineveh Plain