The recent attack on the Jesus Joy Church, which left at least six people dead, is thought to be the work of Al-Shabaab

Clergy receive text message saying ‘many more will die’

Pope expresses ‘deep pain’ at suicide bombing that killed 35 people

Benedict XVI establishes unprecedented Vatican oversight agency

Tony Porter, Catholic head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit, gives talk at St Bede’s College

At least three people have been killed and two dozen injured in yet another terrorist attack on Iraq’s Christians

Syrian Catholic patriarch, meanwhile, attacks indifference of free world to suffering of Iraqi Christians

At opening of Middle East Synod Pope Benedict warns of ‘false gods’ that beset the modern world, including terrorism and drug abuse

Cardinal Brady denies that the Church conspired with the Government to relocate a priest suspected of atrocity