Islamic State

Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s visit delayed by 24 hours due to logistical problems

Tornado jets to fly to Iraq to take part in reconnaissance missions to help humanitarian mission

Cardinal sent to Iraq as an envoy says he thought the Pope ‘would like to go himself’

David Cameron criticises ‘barbaric attacks’ by Islamist terrorists

Archbishop calls on UN to intervene as Islamic State militants capture Qaraqosh in north Iraq

Anglican vicar Andrew White says more than 1,500 people in Iraq have been killed by Islamic State militants

International Catholic agency issues plea for emergency funds to help refugees forced to leave Mosul

Demonstrators faint in the heat during march on UN base in Irbil.

Bishop says members of monotheistic group older than Judaism are treated little better ‘than a mouse’