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A desecrated church recently liberated from ISIS, near the Iraqi city of Mosul (CNS)

After ISIS, there are more horrors to come

Christian minorities across the world are facing a deadly new ‘hyper-extremism’. There is only one way to ensure their survival

The Pope urged Maduro 'to show courage in pursuing the path of sincere and constructive dialogue' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/10/16

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Freed Chibok school girls in a meeting with Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja, Nigeria, on the day of their release last week (Sunday Aghaeze/Nigeria State House via AP)

Cardinal Okogie and two bishops called on the Nigerian government to focus on securing the release of the remaining Chibok girls

Cardinal Onaiyekan: 'It is high time that corrupt judges are expelled from the judiciary' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/10/16

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A woman reads a Nigerian army poster featuring wanted Boko Haram suspects (CNS)

The ‘weapon’ that broke Boko Haram

When the terrorist group attacked his diocese, a Nigerian bishop launched a spiritual fightback. Dan Hitchens meets him

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said the terrorist group have been pushed back

The Colombian government and rebels have signed a peace treaty to end Latin American's longest-running conflict (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/09/16

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Nigerian soldier, pictured in 2015, manning a checkpoint in Gwoza, Nigeria (AP)

Analysts are warning that a leadership struggle among Islamist groups could lead to more killings

Pope Francis speaks to the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for the Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/09/16

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Peter Seewald says a young Benedict XVI struggled with the idea of celibacy (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 08/09/16

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