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Protesters display signs and carry flags during a rally in Detroit to highlight persecution of Iraqi Christians (CNS)

Chaldeans take part in prayer vigil after Detroit protest

Syrian Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan (CNS)

Syriac Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan visits Washington to highlight plight of faithful in Iraq

Pope Francis with Meriam Ibrahim and her daughter Below: Pope Francis speaks to Meriam and her family (CNS) Meriam arrives in Rome with her children and Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli (PA)

Pope Francis expresses “gratitude and joy” after Sudanese woman’s arrival in Rome

Migrants from Guatemala deported from the US arrive at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City  (CNS)

‘I wish to call attention to the tens of thousands of children that emigrate alone,’ says Francis

Meriam Ibrahim pictured on her wedding day

Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested in Sudan

Ibrahim was accused of apostasy and was forced to give birth in prison

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard the flight from Tel Aviv to Rome last month

Much of what he says in his public statements appears not entirely intellectually well thought through; at times it is even totally incoherent

Iraqis who have fled the violence in their hometown of Mosul reach for a fruit during a food distribution at Khazir refugee camp  (PA)

As we contemplate the fate of Catholics in Mosul, this should be a time of mourning.

Gillian Gibbons, the British teacher who was jailed in Sudan in 2007 for allowing her students to name a teddy bear Mohammed (PA)

The case of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim tells us a great deal about the Muslim mindset as it exists in Sudan today

The religious leaders meet at the Ayatollah Marashi Najafi Library in Qom, Iran, in March (CNS/ Stephen M Colecchi)

Ongoing dialogue planned to discuss role of faith leaders in influencing issue of Iran’s nuclear programme

John and Jacqueline Kennedy pictured leaving a church (PA)

Letters exchanged by Kennedy and priest to be auctioned in Dublin in June