Displaced Christians are praying for relatives they had to leave behind in Iraq

Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan visited beleaguered Christians in northern Iraq last month

Archbishop Wenski invoked the prayers of Our Lady of Charity, patroness of Cuba

The cardinal said if the Vatican cannot get a ‘good deal’ from the Chinese government then it must walk away from negotiations

The governor cannot leave the country while the investigation is underway

A tomb had been desecrated and statue of the Virgin Mary was decapitated at the St Addai Chaldean Catholic church

Fr Jose Luis Sanchez Ruiz was the third priest abducted in Veracruz since September – the other two were killed

Archbishop Bashar Warda said 100,000 people have begun preparations to return to ancient towns and villages in the Nineveh Plain

Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels claimed responsibility for the attack on the Bishaaro Guest House

Archbishop Warda of Irbil said his country will require intervention in order to achieve reconciliation between the country’s divided groups