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Orhan Pamuk of Turkey (AP Photo /Anders Wiklund)

Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk received death threats when he spoke up for Turkey’s religious minorities. On a visit to London, he explains why he won’t be silenced

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said we must act (PA)

The cardinal gave an interview to ITV news last night about the growing migrant crisis

Bishop-designate Paolo Bizzeti (CNS)

Pope Francis’s nomination of Fr Paolo Bizzeti has been announced by the Vatican

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk championed Turkish women’s education and rights (PA)

Paul Ginsborg highlights the unhealthy family environment which seemed to nurture a number of dictators

Cardinal Bo, centre: 'Sadly democracy has brought in hatred, denial of rights to sections of the people' (AP)

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Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu, left, and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott at a ceremony earlier this week (AP)

And, as friends, we ask them to recognise the Armenian Genocide

Priests bless an icon commemorating the martyrs during the ceremony at Echmiadzin cathedral (Photo: AP)

Armenian patriarch says canonisations will bring ‘life-giving new breath’ to the country

Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai: 'We pray for all the martyrs who were killed' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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'Their Christian faith was bruised and battered. In some cases, all hope was lost'

A century after the genocide began, Turkey still refuses to accept the truth. Yet for the sake of today’s persecuted Christians, the past must not be forgotten

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu added to the criticism of Pope Francis (AP)

Prime Minister Davutoglu’s comments follow criticism by Turkish president yesterday over Armenian genocide statement