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3 March 2014
Sisters, staff and pupils in northern Nigeria narrowly avoid violence and death after Jihadist extremists set fire to a Catholic school.
24 February 2014
Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki gave a message of hope and faith at time of huge change in the country.
21 February 2014
The attempted rape of religious Sisters based in the border region is among crimes, including sexual assaults, looting and murder, committed by rebel troops withdrawing to Chad.
14 February 2014
Monsignor Roko Taban Mousa said that people are on the edge of starvation, because of continuing conflict, and warned worse could come.
11 February 2014
Following reports that Dr Paul Bhatti, Pakistan's former minister for religious and other minorities, had fled to Italy following death threats in a bid to save his life, he spoke to us about the media claims.
10 February 2014
New Archbishop of Lahore sets out his vision for peace and harmony between different faith groups in a country wracked by division and violence.
3 February 2014
Aid to the Church in Need rushed through aid after an urgent appeal from Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo, who described "the bombing of many Christian homes" and the urgent need to help "many wounded people".