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Topic: Syria

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/01/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Anti-Christian violence in the Middle East: the answer is more secularism, not multiculturalism

Douglas Alexander has raised the issue of persecution – what will Hague and Cameron do?

Syrian bishop appeals for release of kidnapped nuns

Bishop Alnemeh demands the immediate release of the nuns ‘who have done no harm to anyone’

A timely moment to see Of Gods and Men

in the light of the taking of 12 nuns in Syria, Xavier Beauvois’ film about the assassination of Tibhirine is more powerful than ever

Syrian nuns moved to rebel-held town

The 12 nuns have been moved from Maaloula to the nearby town of Yabroud

Pope Francis calls on Catholics to pray for nuns kidnapped in Syria

Pope makes plea during general audience in St Peter’s Square

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 04/12/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Syrian bishop says nuns’ kidnapping has shocked Christians

Five nuns were snatched from the Orthodox Monastery of Santa Tecla near Damascus

Pope Francis discusses ongoing war in Syria with Vladimir Putin

Peace in the Middle East top of the agenda as Pontiff welcomes Russian President to the Vatican

Christianity in the Middle East faces extinction, says Government minister

Exodus is on a biblical scale, says Baroness Warsi