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A leading Christian charity has published fresh evidence that Christians from Syria, Iraq and other countries are being mistreated by Muslim fellow refugees in Germany, writes Jonathan Luxmoore.


A priest in Amman has welcomed government reforms to the Jordanian school curriculum aimed at curbing Islamic extremism among young people, writes Abigail Frymann Rouch.


As the Iraqi army began an offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) last week, the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch appealed for national unity and for the success of the military offensive.


Cardinal Willem Eijk, head of the Dutch bishops' conference, has denounced a Government plan to legalise assisted suicide for people who feel that their life is "complete" and who no longer want to live, even if they are not terminally ill...


In a meeting this morning in Rome Church leaders from South Sudan asked Pope Francis to make a joint peace mission with the Archbishop of Canterbury to the war-torn country...


Cardinal Vincent Nichols today said the scourge of human slavery is slowly emerging from the shadows as the Home Secretary joined him at a Vatican meeting to announce £14 million to tackle people trafficking...


Baroness Anelay of St Johns has defended the priority given to Pakistan as a recipient of British aid, despite its draconian blasphemy laws, and insisted that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is no defender of Syria’s Christians...

The Catholic Church in South Africa has made a strong appeal to the government to reconsider its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying the ruling ANC party must take the higher moral ground, as was its trademark during apartheid, and do all they can to prevent crimes against humanity in Africa...


Australian police have confirmed that officers from Victoria flew to Rome last week to question Cardinal George Pell about sexual assault allegations...


Following the authorisation and recommendation of Pope Francis, documents housed in the Vatican and in the Argentine Church's archives pertaining to Argentina's ‘dirty war’ will be made available for review...


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