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12-year-old twins stand near garbage outside a building in the old city of Homs, Syria.

European leaders discuss plight of child victims of war

Jun 5, 2017

By Elise Harris

Last week the Order of Malta hosted diplomats and politicians from throughout Europe for a discussion on the effects of... Read more

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How Colombia's child soldiers are trying to begin again

Feb 7, 2017

By Elise Harris

Colombia is the only country in the Americas where there child soldiers can still be found.  Read more


Pope dedicates December to praying for end to child soldiers

Dec 2, 2016

By Elise Harris

In his latest prayer video, which highlights his prayer intention for the month of December, Pope Francis focused on putting... Read more


Want to end child soldiers? Stop fighting, South Sudanese archbishop says

Oct 29, 2016

By Elise Harris

Archbishop Paulino Luduku Loro of Jubo, South Sudan has said that when it comes to the dramatic and widespread phenomena... Read more

A child carrying water at the Tomping civilian protection site in Juba, South Sudan, May 6, 2014.

Dialogue must replace fighting, South Sudanese bishops say

Oct 29, 2014

The bishops in South Sudan are calling for an immediate end to violence in their country, saying  it should be... Read more