Millennial anniversary of landmark battle on 23 April 1014.
Pontiff asks for prayers for an end to injustice towards the hungry and the vulnerable.
Fr Frans van der Lugt stayed with Christians unable to flee conflict.
British government questioned as to what it is doing to stop the flow of weapons into Syria.
Faithful urged to overcome indifference towards the innumerable victims of war.
"People are on the edge of starvation. This conflict has been devastating and very inhuman" - Mgr Roko Taban Mousa.
Talks will seek greater protection for Christians and to bring about a unified government.
UN base in Jonglei state besieged as five days of violence leaves over 500 dead.
Talks continue over 12 nuns kidnapped on 6 December.
"Our communities cannot afford a return to conflict."
40 nuns the only Christians left in town following September invasion by Free Syrian Army (FSA).
One quarter of Syria’s Christian community are either out of the country or internally displaced.
Special Mass for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and the war in Syria.
Mass to be offered for the people of the Philippines and Syria in Armagh on Sunday.
Forty-five killed in Sadad as Irish Church to hold collection in aid of Trócaire's work in Syria.
Church of Ireland invites all to pray for peace in conflict-wracked Syria.
Forty people trapped for over two weeks by fierce fighting between the Syrian army and rebels.
“Cry out forcefully: violence and war are never the way to peace!” Pontiff urges.
Primate warns "Violence offers no hope for the future."
Violence never begets peace Pontiff says as he invites everyone to pray and fast for Syria.
Pontiff condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Church leaders oppose intervention as British Govt motion on military action defeated.
8.4m people in urgent need of humanitarian aid according to Trócaire.
Refugee crisis similar in scale to Rwandan crisis of 1994.
Mairead Corrigan Maguire discusses conflict with Vatican officials.