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A ruined church in Syria  (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Ten Assyrian Christians released by ISIS

The group are in good health after release negotiaited by church

Chiara Corbella

The example of Chiara Corbella Petrillo can transform us all

Soldiers at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali (AP)

Francis leaves on Wednesday for a six-day trip to Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic

Refugees from Syria and Iraq disembark on the Greek island of Lesbos (AP)

‘These refugees are fleeing terror themselves,’ said Seattle Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo

A mourner wipes his eye outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris (AP)

Suddenly evoking Islamist atrocities in the Middle East has become rather trendy, which is of no use at all to the thousands who have already been butchered

Floral tributes to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris outside the French Embassy, in London (PA)

Governments must deprive terrorists and terrorist apologists of their passports; not to do so is illogical

People arrive at Notre-Dame Cathedral for the memorial service (PA)

Armed police kept guard of the cathedral during the service on Sunday evening

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”

The Monastery of Mar Elian before and after its destruction by ISIS fighters

The monastery of Mar Elian, destroyed by ISIS, was a beacon of inter-faith co-operation

Members of the Egyptian security services stand guard at the site of a July 16 bomb blast in Cairo (CNS)

Human rights groups have criticised the laws, which prescribe tough penalties against citizens judged to be supporting terrorism