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Syriac Catholic Archbishop Yohanna Moshe of Mosul, Iraq, and Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces,  in Iraq (CNS)

Such a strategy would make Christians a ‘target’ for their enemies, Church leaders have said

More than 1,000 Burmese Catholics fled to China before the bombing took place (CNS)

Church bombed as tensions between state military and ethnic groups in northern Burma escalate

parliament

Buildings across the country were lit up to mark ‘Red Wednesday’

Archbishop Pierre at the US bishops' plenary meeting in Baltimore (AP)

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Fr Sherbrooke with Diana, Princess of Wales, Mother Teresa and her Sisters (photo courtesy of the author)

Mother Teresa’s terrifying premonition

Working at her side as the West prepared for war with Saddam Hussein, I saw her dread as she glimpsed the future of Middle Eastern Christianity

Pakistani Christians hold candles during a vigil for victims of the Lahore bombing (AP)

In exchange of messages Pakistan archbishop offers thanks for prayers, saying: ‘We feel we are not alone’

Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore, Pakistan said he was grief stricken while visiting hospitalised child victims of a March 27 bomb attack in a city park. (CNS photo/courtesy Aid to the Church in Need)

Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore says he went from bed to bed listening to accounts of the attack

A refugee woman walks through the caravan park in Frankfurt, Germany (CNS photo/Alexander Heinl, EPA)

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

Iraqi Christian refugees attend an outdoor prayer service to mark a year since their displacement in Fuheis, Jordan (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

Document calls on the US State Department to recognise the genocide

Yemeni security forces gather outside the care home attacked by gunmen in Aden, Yemen, on Friday (AP Photo/Wael Qubady)

The Pope says he hopes the slaughter of the Mother Teresa Sisters will ‘awaken consciences’