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Pakistani Christian women mourn during the funeral service of Sahil Pervez who was killed in the suicide bombing in Lahore (AP)

A breakaway faction of the Taliban said it targeted Christians on Easter Sunday

A woman weeps for her injured family members as she tries to speak to security at a hospital in Lahore on Sunday (PA)

The attack in Lahore, Pakistan, left 14 Christians dead along with many Muslims

A young Syrian refugee  at a temporary camp, in the Lebanese Town of Al-Faour (AP)

The House of Representatives also called for the establishment of a Syrian war crimes tribunal under United Nations authority

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope met Patriarch Mathias of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church at the Vatican on Monday

A man walks past burnt out houses following an attack by Boko Haram (AP)

More than 4,000 people were killed in northern Nigeria in 2015, a new report has revealed

Bishop Patrick Lynch with Richard Harrington MP (http://www.catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Patrick Lynch met with Richard Harrington MP on Monday

Iraqi refugees who fled from Tikrit and other towns after the advance of ISIS pictured at a camp for displaced Iraqis outside Baghdad last year (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

A new report says ISIS is guilty of committing war crimes and ‘possibly genocide’ against the people of Iraq

Evacuees from besieged towns in Syria rest at Ebla Hotel in Damascus (CNS)

ISIS claimed responsibility for last month’s attack which killed 20 people and injured more than 40

Young internally displaced Iraqis try to dig a drainage trench after heavy rains in early November at a camp in Baghdad. (CNS)

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

An Iraqi Christian refugee girl holds a souvenir of the Holy Family as a boy looks on at a church in Hazmiyeh, near Beirut (CNS/Reuters)

Two Catholic politicians have written a letter signed by 60 colleagues calling on the prime minister to exert influence on the UN