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"The international community, and in particular the European Union and the United States, cannot remain indifferent" to the "humanitarian catastrophe" unfolding at the hands of Islamic State...
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The General Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Fr. Imad Twal, analyzes the dramatic situation of Christians in Iraq, forced by the Islamic State to leave their homeland. He...
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano is asking parishes throughout the Rochester Diocese to hold voluntary second collections to help provide humanitarian relief for those who are suffering in the Middle East...
Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from their homes, according to his personal envoy to the...
Cardinal Fernando Filoni said Pope Francis "was really taken" by the cardinal's description of Christians and other minorities forced from their homes in northwestern Iraq by militias belonging to...
In April 2013, the parents of slain US journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray for their son, who at that time had disappeared in Syria. Before...
The heads of the Chaldean Catholic Church, the Maronite Catholic Church, the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, the Syriac Catholic Church, and the Syriac Orthodox Church met in Iraq’s Kurdistan region...
The beheading of American journalist James Foley brought swift and strong words by US leaders. "ISIS has not ideology or any value for human beings. Their ideology is bankrupt," said President Obama...