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Bishop organised the raising of millions of dollars to pay ransom to the Islamic extremists

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/16

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The Bishop of Clifton said that violence against civilians can never be justified

Holy Father creates 17 new cardinals from 11 nations

Pope Francis tells officials of Caritas Internationalis that the world needs a ‘revolution of tenderness’

The bishops were advised to give more attention to attacks on the religious freedom of Christians

The new custos describes life in one of the most dangerous places in the world

Mario Zenari has served as the Pope’s representative in war-torn Syria since 2008

At the end of his general audience, Pope Francis begged fighters on both sides to allow civilians to be evacuated