News

news item
29 Jun 2016 – NEW YORK (CNS) — Poor, destitute refugees now comprise half the people living in Lebanon, according to Cardinal Bechara Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church.  Read more...
news item
24 Jun 2016 – NEW YORK — The status of Christians and other vulnerable peoples in the Middle East, and the challenges they face as they seek refuge, will be among the subjects discussed with the head of Lebanon’s largest Christian community, Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, Maronite Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, at a press conference at the offices of Catholic Near East Welfare Association, 1011 First Avenue, New York, on Monday, 27 June, at 11 a.m.  Read more...
news item
20 Jun 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Assist and accompany refugees while working to build peace in the world, Pope Francis urged on the eve of World Refugee Day.  Read more...
news item
16 Jun 2016 – NEW YORK — The status of Christians and other vulnerable peoples in the Middle East, and the challenges they face as they seek refuge, will be among the subjects discussed with the head of Lebanon’s largest Christian community.  Read more...
news item
13 Jun 2016 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Syriac patriarchs, marking the two-year anniversary since the Islamic State group expelled Christians from a large part of Iraq, denounced “the ethno-religious genocide” of their people and called for the liberation of those areas.  Read more...
news item
08 Jun 2016 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Iraqi refugee women who fled Islamic State group violence in their homeland have appealed to Pope Francis for help, sending a hand-sewn mantle and imploring him to pray for them and for peace in their country.  Read more...
news item
08 Jun 2016 – NEW YORK — Catholic Near East Welfare Association has launched a campaign to rush emergency aid to thousands of hungry families impacted by drought in the Horn of Africa.  Read more...
news item
06 Jun 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Without passion and prayer, the pontifical mission societies are simply well-run and well-organized nongovernmental agencies, Pope Francis said.  Read more...


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 | 101 | 102 | 103 | 104 | 105 | 106 | 107 | 108 | 109 | 110 | 111 | 112 | 113 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 139 | 140 | 141 | 142 | 143 | 144 | 145 | 146 | 147 | 148 | 149 | 150 | 151 | 152 | 153 | 154 | 155 | 156 | 157 | 158 | 159 | 160 | 161 | 162 | 163 | 164 | 165 | 166 | 167 | 168 | 169 | 170 | 171 | 172 | 173 | 174 | 175 | 176 | 177 | 178 | 179 | 180 | 181 | 182 | 183 | 184 | 185 | 186 | 187 | 188 | 189 | 190 | 191 | 192 | 193 | 194 | 195 | 196 | 197 | 198 | 199 | 200 | 201 | 202 | 203 | 204 | 205 | 206 | 207 | 208 | 209 | 210 | 211 | 212 |