Francis will not allow us to ignore the countless wounded people both within the Church and outside it

Bishops ‘condemn reports that refer to the violence as conflict between tribes’

Carmelite Father Aurelio Gazzera says Islamists have “reserved bloodiest treatment for Catholic catechists”

Pope makes plea for unity during Angelus address

Jonathan Luxmoore says clergy are being kidnapped, tabernacles profaned and Church hospitals ransacked in the Central African Republic

Camp to be built near monastery in Turkish town of Midyat

Pakistan’s Christian minority is increasingly menaced by militant Islamists