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03 May 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis. In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of Syria.  Read more...
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29 Apr 2016 – NEW DELHI (CNS) — A Catholic bishop in southern India was kidnapped and assaulted by unknown attackers demanding money.  Read more...
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29 Apr 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Italian authorities arrested six suspects who allegedly received orders from the Islamic State terrorist group to attack the Vatican and the Israeli embassy in Rome.  Read more...
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28 Apr 2016 – WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Russia’s Catholic Church has launched a joint project with Russian Orthodox leaders to rebuild churches and monasteries destroyed during the war in Syria.  Read more...
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26 Apr 2016 – ATLANTA (CNS) — Christian churches have a responsibility to work to bring the chronic conflict in the Middle East to a just peace, and more effective advocacy is needed in the United States, said church leaders meeting in Atlanta.  Read more...
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20 Apr 2016 – IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) — When the Islamic State group rolled across Iraq’s Ninevah Plain in 2014, tens of thousands of Christians fled for their lives to Kurdish-controlled areas of the country.   Read more...
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19 Apr 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ pleas for humanitarian aid for Ukraine is bringing needed attention to a forgotten war, said Ukrainian Catholic leaders.  Read more...
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16 Apr 2016 – ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM GREECE (CNS) — When an aide suggested Pope Francis offer to fly some Syrian refugees back to Rome with him, the pope said he agreed immediately because it was “an inspiration of the Holy Spirit.”  Read more...


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