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The resolution calls for a ceasefire, the establishment of a unity government and the calling of elections

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

Our Christmas can never be based on past memories alone. It must be for us, in our own day, a present work of the Holy Spirit

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

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Specific use of force to protect the vulnerable is defensible, the cardinal said

We have been bombing ISIS in Iraq for some time now, and it does not seem to have had any decisive effect

A new book emphasises the importance of spiritual insight into questions of war and peace

Christians face exile or ‘living under the shadow of Islam’, says Damascus cleric

The group are in good health after release negotiaited by church