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Shahbaz Bhatti, the first Christian to hold a cabinet post in Pakistan, vows to continue opposing blasphemy law despite threats

Vatican foreign minister met the ambassador yesterday hours after she was called back to Cairo

It is hard to fathom the brutality of Sunday’s church massacre

Middle East bishops had a right to speak up for Palestinians at the Synod

The timing of the Middle East Synod is unfortunate

Hundreds of Church representatives from the Middle East will participate in the synod of bishops

Problem of extremism examined

Vatican expert speaks on impact of extremism in the Middle East

Pontiff preaches message of reconciliation as tensions in eastern Mediterranean escalate

The plight of Christians in the Middle East is threatened by an “extremist current” of “political Islam” and is being ignored by the world, the Pope has said ahead of a new Vatican report