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Archbishop Samir Nassar of Damascus.

Syrian archbishop laments continued violence

Jul 18, 2012

Maronite Archbishop Samir Nassar of Damascus spoke out against the violent conflict between government and rebel forces in Syria, drawing... Read more


Congressional hearing examines violence against Christians in Nigeria

Jul 17, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Witnesses at a recent Congressional subcommittee hearing discussed continuing attacks by terrorists in Nigeria and ways that the United States... Read more


Franciscans in Syria call for dialogue not weapons

Jul 14, 2012

The Franciscans in Syria are calling upon foreign powers to stop sending arms to the country after reports that over... Read more

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama.

Nigerian archbishop hopes for definitive end to violence

Jul 9, 2012

Archbishop Ignatius A. Kaigama is concerned over the seemingly endless violence against Christians that claimed at least 58 lives this... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope prays for Syria as worries of larger conflict loom

Jun 21, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI is praying that Syria ends its internal conflict, which he believes could have very serious consequences for... Read more

Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo, Syria

Syrian bishop says civil war not the only option

Jun 21, 2012

One of Syria's most senior Catholic bishops believes his country can still regain the path to peace and reform despite... Read more

Refugees from the fighting in Syria.

One thousand more Syrian Christians flee after ultimatum

Jun 11, 2012

An ultimatum from the Syrian armed opposition’s military chief caused over 1,000 Christians to flee the west Syrian town of... Read more


Cardinal says social conflicts can only be solved with truth, order

Jun 4, 2012

Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima has reiterated the Church’s call to peace and said social conflicts can only be... Read more