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Officials say a priest was gunned down while walking in the city of el-Arish

The attack near the Syrian border killed five people and wounded nearly 30 more

The bishops released a statement at the conclusion of their synod in which they rejected a partitioning of the Middle East

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The defence spending bill refers specifically to Christians as a group that should be supported in the Middle East

In their Easter messages, the Catholic patriarchs urged the faithful to find hope in the resurrection

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Open Doors International says the scale of abuse faced by Christian refugees in Germany has been ‘covered up’

Patriarch Kirill is overheard telling the Pope: ‘Things are easier now’

The Pope and the Prince discussed global issues including the migrant crisis and the Middle East