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A Syrian refugee girl in Turkey holds 
a picture of St Michael the Archangel (PA)

Flight of a million Christians

An aid mission to embattled Syria reveals that thousands more faithful are fleeing the country than had previously been thought

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

The European Parliament in Strasbourg  (AP Photo/Christian Lutz)

‘Historic’ vote by MEPs comes as the House of Commons prepares to debate the issue

A relative of Samuel Walham, one of 21 Copts beheaded by ISIS last year, weeps (Photo: AP)

We cannot ignore this genocide

Until the murderous persecution of Christians by ISIS is recognised for what it is, its perpetrators cannot be brought to international justice

Syrian refugees near the Turkish border (CNS)

Catholic peer says Britain should do more to help Christians facing ‘campaign of total annihilation’

Bombs lie near a Russian war plane at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria (Photo: AP)

Patriarch Younan says the West have abandoned Christians in Syria

Cardinal Edwin O'Brien (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Cardinal O’Brien, who ministered to dying troops in Vietnam, suggests US public is ‘very blase’ about ISIS

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

Christians in Lebanon (CNS)

Bishop Flavianus Michael Melki has been called a “model for holiness” for persecuted Christians

A man reacts as he carries a wounded girl who survived an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus (CNS photo/Bassam Khabieh, Reuters)

Maronite leader said survivors are praying, but added the bombings are “a kind of Russian roulette”