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30 Aug 2016 – ROME (CNS) — A man imprisoned for killing an Italian Catholic priest in Turkey was released after serving almost half of his 18-year sentence.  Read more...
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29 Aug 2016 – BAGHDAD (CNS) — Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad called for a united and strong stance — by Muslims and non-Muslims alike — to stop the spread of the “cancer” of Islamic State and other terrorist groups.  Read more...
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22 Aug 2016 – CHICAGO (CNS) — Bishop Richard S. Seminack, the fourth bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago, died Aug. 16 after a long battle with a heart ailment. He was 74.  Read more...
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18 Aug 2016 – CHABROUH, Lebanon (CNS) — In a pristine mountain setting in Lebanon, a female volunteer gently takes hold of the hands of Mohammed, a disabled adult who has trouble communicating.  Read more...
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11 Aug 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — While in past years the wave of Muslim violence against Christians has been prominent in the U.S. State Department’s annual report on international religious freedom, the latest report, released Aug. 10, focuses on Muslim violence against other Muslims.  Read more...
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08 Aug 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Innocent men, women and children are paying the ultimate price in the continuing conflict raging in Syria, especially in Aleppo, where they are caught in the crossfire between rebel and government forces, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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05 Aug 2016 – AIN KAWA, Iraq (CNS) — Abu and Um Sabah had to trade a tent anchored in a soft, grassy patch in a park for a roughly hewn, five-story unfinished cement building as they sat out their forced displacement by Islamic State militants for a second year.  Read more...
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02 Aug 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Skip Rodgers was driving to Mass on a peaceful Sunday, admiring Denver’s snow-capped peaks glinting in the morning sun, when he realized it could all be different.  Read more...


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