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Pope Benedict XVI at the Wednesday general audience on Oct. 24, 2012.

Pope urges respect for rights of migrants, refugees

Oct 30, 2012

The Vatican has released Pope Benedict's message for the upcoming ninety-ninth World Day of Migrants and Refugees, in which he... Read more

The wreckage of an Egyptian military vehicle after militants drove it through a security fence into Israel from Egypt on August 6, 2012.

Church leaders urge Egyptian troops to rescue Sinai hostages

Aug 9, 2012

“Dramatic changes” in the Sinai peninsula region offer Egypt's government a chance to rescue trafficking and torture victims, an assembly... Read more

Two boys from Syria are among the thousands of Syrian refugees receiving food and other emergency assistance from Caritas Jordan.

Catholics providing Syrian refugees with medical treatment

Jul 8, 2012

It was the end of March when the violence in Syria became unbearable for Salwa, a young mother who lived... Read more