Ongoing persecution is an issue that unites all Christians Bishop McAreavey tells Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade.
"We are cut off, like an island, surrounded by jihadists from all sides", Syrian Catholic Archbishop relates, as ISIS lays siege to town.
The conflict in Syria could come to an end much more quickly if the US would pressure its allies to stop aiding extremist groups: Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo.
New footage also includes the destruction of a number of churches, altars and works of religious art at unspecified locations.
Religious conflict has become marketable, Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregorios III of Antioch and All the East warns.
We must stand up to the men of violence Archbishop Martin exhorts in Way of the Cross reflection.
Some 11.4 million people forced from their homes by the conflict which has resulted in more than 220,000 deaths.
ISIS has begun killing some of the 150 Christians taken hostage from villages in northeast Syria.
ISIS-linked militants post video of mass beheadings of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya.
"Romero saw the struggle for justice in his country as a struggle against forces that were not simply political and economic, but demonic."
Vatican spokesman praises biopic of Louis Zamperini for showing “positive human and spiritual values, in particular forgiveness.”
Speaking on World Day for Peace, Bishop of Cork & Ross says “Turning to violence in the name of religion is a perversion of everything that a religion stands for.”
Greek Orthodox priest in Nazareth warns "What is happening is genocide."
Concerns that female prisoners being held in St George’s monastery are being abused there.
Ecumenical Patriarch and Pope's joint declaration condemns global indifference to ISIS persecution of Christians.
President of Caritas Syria, Bishop Antoine Audo SJ, describes conditions in Aleppo, ravaged by four years of conflict.
Ecumenical Patriarch says restoration of Christian unity “cannot happen overnight” but Catholic and Orthodox leaders are working to strengthen ties.
Religious who lived in Syria speaks of plight of Christians and the need to cut off arms supply to extremists and establish all-party talks.
Church of Ireland Primate gives presidential address at Armagh diocesan synod.
Council of European Bishops’ Conferences demands action by UN on "atrocious actions against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq".
Crucifixes removed from Christian churches by ISIS, nuns warn.
“We offer [Christians] three choices: Islam; the dhimma contract - involving payment... if they refuse this they will have nothing but the sword.”