Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Assyrians protesting in Lebanon after ISIS kidnapped 200 or so Christians. A number of them have now been freed (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

ISIS’s advance comes as terrorist group releases 37 Assyrian Christians

Fr Jack Murad, the Syrian priest abducted and held in captivity by IS for three months (BBC)

Fr Jack Murad said he feared for his life after he was abducted by ISIS as he speaks about the ordeal for the first time

Assyrians in Beirut, Lebanon, protest against ISIS atrocities (AP)

Lord Alton has said the killing of Christians in Syria is a ‘genocide that dares not speak its name’

Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience  (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/10/15

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

An icon of the 21 Coptic martyrs of Libya by artist Tony Rezk

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/10/15

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

Greek Melkite Catholic Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo (CNS)

Greek Melkite Catholic Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo was speaking at the launch an Aid to the Church in Need report

A Pakistani Christian girl leaves St John's Catholic Church (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

We send £400m in aid to Pakistan, where Christians are routinely murdered

Archbishop Jeanbart (Aid to the Church in Need)

Christians in the Middle East feel frustration at Britain’s foreign policy

A resident waves to an overcrowded fishing boat carrying migrants arriving at the Greek island of Lesbos (CNS)

Those fleeing conflict remain undeterred by the worsening weather and colder autumn temperatures

Prime Minister David Cameron pictured in Syria last month (PA)

The Prime Minister has backed a new report by Aid to the Church in Need into the global persecution of Christians