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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

Catholic bishops from around the world took part in a solidarity visit with the ‘forgotten’ Christians of the Middle East

‘In Iraq, we will celebrate the birth of Christ in silence and tears,’ said Patriarch Sako of Baghdad

The road back to peace

The Middle East is more polarised along religious lines than ever before. Yet recent history shows the region can return to the enlightened tolerance it once enjoyed

Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Micah 5:1-4; Heb 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-44 (Year C)

Patriarch Twal has also urged people to show solidarity with victims of violence and terrorism