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Syrian Conflict: Islamic State Advances in Homs Province
Last edited 1st November 2015

Islamic State (IS) fighters have reportedly captured the Syrian town of Maheen, in central Homs Province, from government forces.


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A Prayer from the Pope - May Christians Not Be Forced Out of the Middle East
Last edited 28th October 2015

The sufferings of the Chaldean Catholic Church were the focus of Pope Francis on Monday when he addressed a synod of Chaldean bishops. He prayed for Middle East Christians and again called for international work to secure peace.


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Final Synod Document Strongly Backs Church Teaching & Beauty of Family Life
Last edited 25th October 2015

With a two-thirds majority vote, the more than 200 bishops gathered for the Vatican's synod on the family supported Church teaching on hot-button issues such as homosexuality and communion for divorced and remarried persons.


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Fears Grow Among Christians in Nepal
Last edited 22nd October 2015

Fears are growing among Christians in Nepal about their future security, according to the charity Aid to the Church in Need. Concern about security is growing following the bombing of three Protestant churches last month which coincided with a vote on whether Nepal should be restored as a Hindu nation.


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Synod: The Work May Not Be Complete by Sunday - Archbishop Mark Coleridge
Last edited 19th October 2015

Bishops at the Synod have been working almost non-stop for the last two weeks, but they may not be able to finish everything they hope to.


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New Church Dedicated to Christians Killed by ISIS
Last edited 18th October 2015

The images of the 21 Christians who were beheaded last February by Islamic State terrorists have left a deep imprint on the memory of Christian Egyptians. Now a new church dedicated to the martyrs—who are formally recognized as such by Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church—will honor their memory in a tangible fashion.


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Dogmatism & Secular Tyranny Threatens Religious Freedom - Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP
Last edited 15th October 2015

Democracy and religious freedom was put under the microscope when Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP delivered the Annual Acton Lecture on Religion and Freedom to a sold-out audience at the Centre for Independent Studies.


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David Cameron Deplores ‘Systematic’ Persecution of Christians
Last edited 13th October 2015

David Cameron has given his support to a new report into the persecution of Christians around the world.


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Missionaries of Charity Close Adoption Services after Changes to Indian Law
Last edited 12th October 2015

Thirty orphanages in India run by the Missionaries of Charity, the religious congregation established by Mother Teresa, have closed their adoption services after changes in the law have made it easier for divorced and single people to adopt.


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Syrian Priest Kidnapped by ISIS is Free
Last edited 12th October 2015

Wonderful news! Syrian priest Fr Jacques Mourad is free, five months after he was kidnapped by ISIS near Homs.


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