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David Cameron has been urged by lawyers and parliamentarians to recognise ISIS's actions as genocidal (PA)

A cross-party group of peers is pushing for a judge to determine whether ISIS are carrying out genocide in the Middle East

A child poses for a photo with his family in Al-Qaboon, Syria (CNS)

UNICEF has called for unconditional access to children in Syria, including two million in besieged areas

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

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

Syrian refugee Yasmeen  at the Serbian-Hungarian border near Roszke, southern Hungary.  (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

May people in Syria look to the Church, see love in action, and be converted

Syrian refugee children sit on the ground in a makeshift school in a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon (AP)

Lebanon will become the thirteenth country in which the Scottish charity delivers its food and education programmes

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Vatican secretary for relations with state (CNS photo/Robert Duncan)

Diplomats of the Holy See ‘don’t give up easily’, says Vatican official Archbishop Gallagher

Soldiers of President Bashar al-Assad's regime patrol the ruined streets in Aleppo (Photo: AP)

Aid to the Church in Need relief package will supply at least 5,000 people with gas, electricity and water

A photo of the 43 hostages released by ISIS (ACERO/Facebook)

The hostages were the final group of more than 200 Christians abducted by the terrorists last year

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill attend a reception marking the 1000th anniversary of the death of Grand Prince Vladimir in 2015 (Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russia is isolated and fighting two wars, and its leaders recognise that, diplomacy-wise, the Pope has many divisions