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Afghan refugees are being processed inside Hangar 5 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Sept. 8, 2021.

Why stories of rescued Afghan Christians cannot be told

Oct 6, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

The stories of Afghan rescues are compelling human dramas, filled with miraculous saves, life-threatening dangers, and heroic choices on the... Read more

Pope Francis meets with a group of Afghan refugees at the Vatican on Sept. 22, 2021.

Pope Francis meets Afghan Christian whose parents were killed by the Taliban

Sep 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“It was beautiful,” one Afghan refugee told CNA after meeting the pope. Read more

How ISIS genocide victims still face discrimination in Kurdistan

Jun 4, 2017

By Matt Hadro

After the Islamic State ravaged large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014, religious minorities targeted for genocide fled into... Read more

The Virgin Mary.

Christian girls who barely escaped ISIS credit Mary for their safety

Oct 23, 2016

By Elise Harris

Seven young women in Kirkuk credit the Virgin Mary for their safety after spending a harrowing eight hours hidden underneath... Read more

Iraqi seminarians. Photo courtesy of Roni Momica, second from the left.

These seminarians are being ordained – in a refugee camp

Mar 18, 2016

By Elise Harris

After their seminary in Qaraqosh was dissolved following a brutal ISIS attack in 2014, four Iraqi seminarians chose not to give... Read more

The Mass dedicating Our Lady's church at a refugee camp in Baghdad, Nov. 13, 2015.

Newly built church in refugee camp lifts Christians' spirits in Iraq

Nov 26, 2015

The construction of a new church building in a Baghdad refugee camp has encouraged the camp's inhabitants, as they now... Read more