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Jihadi John was identified yesterday as a Londoner

Why do young British men embrace Islamism? Because they are spoilt rotten

Pope Francis and Chancellor Merkel met in the Vatican on Saturday (PA)

The German chancellor traveled to the Vatican to discuss the upcoming G7 summit with the Pope

Francis met Syriac Christians during his recent visit to Turkey (CNS)

Turkish government gives go-ahead to Syriac church in Istanbul

A boy pushes a pram past destroyed buildings in Homs (Photo: CNS)

News comes as thousands prepare to be evacuated during a pause in fighting

Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols (AP)

Cardinal-designate Nichols urges prayers ‘even [from] those who do not normally raise their hearts to God’

A church destroyed in Idlib province. Syrian Christians are suffering in the conflict (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Plea made for return of all the kidnapped in war-torn country