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02 Aug 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Father Jacques Hamel’s gruesome murder in northern France July 26 — by men claiming allegiance to the Islamic State — prompted sorrow and outrage from Muslim leaders around the world.  Read more...
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01 Aug 2016 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Only a small number of civilians in Aleppo are using humanitarian corridors to flee weeks of intensive bombardment; activists say people do not trust that the routes are safe.  Read more...
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01 Aug 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Security tops the list of what Christians of Iraq and Syria want before they’ll consider returning to areas they fled when the Islamic State and other extremist groups took over.  Read more...
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22 Jul 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — The event was designed to show the daily life and culture of those who live in the Holy Land, an area as beautiful and historic as it is conflict-ridden.  Read more...
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21 Jul 2016 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — Bishop Ruben Tierrablanca Gonzalez, apostolic vicar of Istanbul, said Catholics were following closely the government crackdown that followed an attempted coup.  Read more...
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21 Jul 2016 – MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — The Catholic Church in England and Wales has joined a government project to resettle an estimated 20,000 refugees from the Syrian war.  Read more...
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13 Jul 2016 – NAOUR, Jordan (CNS) — Exuberant Syrian refugee children sang, danced and played with colorful clowns as they celebrated graduation at their Caritas-sponsored school in this sleepy suburb of the Jordanian capital, Amman.  Read more...
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08 Jul 2016 – BAGHDAD (CNS) — Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, on the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr, called for tolerance and forgiveness to fight extremism, hatred and terrorism.  Read more...


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