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11 Jan 2016 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — From a new playground at the Catholic parish in Gaza to transitional housing provided by a U.S. agency, visiting bishops from three continents said they saw signs of hope and resilience amid the continuing poverty and destruction in the Gaza Strip.  Read more...
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07 Jan 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In his first video prayer message of the year, Pope Francis asked people to join him in praying that interreligious dialogue lead to “peace and justice.”  Read more...
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07 Jan 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis erected an apostolic exarchate for Syriac Catholics living in Canada. The exarchate, a church jurisdiction similar to a diocese established for Eastern or Orthodox Christians living outside their native land, will have its seat in Montreal, the Vatican announced 7 January.  Read more...
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07 Jan 2016 – BEIRUT (CNS) — While the flow of migrants into Europe and the West has sparked controversy, Lebanon continues to bear the brunt of absorbing massive numbers of refugees. A commonly cited figure is that one in four people in Lebanon is displaced from Syria.  Read more...
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04 Jan 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A historic agreement signed between the Holy See and Palestine that supports a two-state solution in the Holy Land has gone into effect, the Vatican announced.  Read more...
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04 Jan 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis erected a new Syro-Malankara eparchy for the United States and Canada. The pope also named Bishop Thomas Eusebios Naickamparambil, who served as the apostolic exarch for Syro-Malankaran Catholics in the United States, as its first bishop.  Read more...
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04 Jan 2016 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Syriac church leaders denounced the year-end terrorist attack that targeted Christian-owned restaurants in Qamishli, Syria.  Read more...
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28 Dec 2015 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal said in the Jubilee Year of Mercy called by Pope Francis that mercy must include every person — both kin and foe.  Read more...


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