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A member of New South Wales Forensic Police is seen at Christ the Good Shepherd Church in the Sydney suburb of Wakeley, Australia, on April 16, 2024. Hundreds clashed with police in western Sydney on April 15 after Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel was stabbed at the altar. New South Wales police have declared the attack a terror event. Police apprehended a 16-year-old in connection with the attack.

‘I forgive whoever has done this’: Australian bishop who survived stabbing speaks out

Apr 18, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel, who was attacked at an Australian church earlier this week, told his attacker: “You’re my son,... Read more

A Christian church in Al-Hasakah, Syria, in 2009.

Could the release of 22 Christians signal another Islamic State attack?

Aug 13, 2015

By Elise Harris

After Islamic State militants on Tuesday freed 22 Christians they have held captive since February, a Syrian archbishop cautioned that... Read more