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4 December 2013
MPs criticised attempts to move the focus of a debate on the persecution of Christians in the House of Commons to a general discussion of human rights.
29 November 2013
Bishop Franjo Komarica has hit out against the government for preventing Catholic refugees from coming home.
22 November 2013
The Maronite Archbishop of Damascus has described the continuing suffering of Syria's Christians and called on the faithful around the world to show solidarity with their suffering brothers and sisters.
20 November 2013
Scotland's Catholics remembered the life and work of Aid to the Church in Need's founder, Fr Werenfried van Straaten, at the eleventh annual Memorial Mass held at St Brides, Cambuslang.
15 November 2013
Warnings from Baroness Warsi that Christianity could be wiped out in the Middle East were endorsed by Neville Kyrke-Smith, the national director of Aid to the Church in Need.
14 November 2013
An MP told a parliamentary meeting that the persecution of Christians today can be compared to the attack on Jews instigated by the Nazis on Kristallnacht.
12 November 2013
Aid to the Church in Need is providing emergency aid - food, clean water, shelter and basic medicine - through the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines for use in areas of greatest need in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
11 November 2013
Following reports that up to 10,000 people have died and 9 million been affected by the typhoon in the Philippines, Aid to the Church in Need is providing emergency aid.
5 November 2013
What may be largest Christian massacre in Syria has occured in Sadad, where 1,500 families were held hostage and 45 were killed, including members of a family who were thrown down a well by extremists.