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19 Apr 2018 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Caritas Syria said the recent massive missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France, intended to weaken Syria’s chemical weapons capability, have not hindered its assistance to the country’s poor and internally displaced.  Read more...
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17 Apr 2018 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia and has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Andriy Rabiy of the same archeparchy to be apostolic administrator.  Read more...
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16 Apr 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Sharply criticizing a failure to find nonviolent means of bringing peace to Syria and other parts of the world, Pope Francis appealed to world leaders to work for justice and peace.  Read more...
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16 Apr 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — A North American delegation negotiated the steep incline to a clinic draped over the roadway, like an olive tree from a limestone bluff.  Read more...
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13 Apr 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Gospel requires Christians to “denounce personal and social sins committed against God and neighbor in the name of the god money and of power for its own sake,” Pope Francis wrote.  Read more...
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12 Apr 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai appealed to world leaders to stop the war in Syria and to work for comprehensive peace through diplomatic means.  Read more...
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11 Apr 2018 – OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — A middle-of-the-night phone call — then another — alerted Gabriel Jabbour to the threat. Reluctantly, he packed a few belongings and $3,000 in cash, and fled from Syria with his wife to avoid being publicly executed by Islamic State militants.  Read more...
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05 Apr 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — During a brief ceremony in the Vatican Gardens, Pope Francis blessed a new statue of a 10th-century Armenian monk he had declared a “doctor of the church” in 2015.  Read more...


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