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Father Caleb Laldawngsanga leads refugees from violence-torn Manipur in the praying of a rosary.

Refugees of ethnic clash in India find open arms in majority-Christian state

Dec 6, 2023

By Anto Akkara

“We are grateful to God [that] we are safe here,” said Mercy Tungdian, who now lives with her three small... Read more

A girl sleeps in a street in the town of Stepanakert on Sept. 25, 2023. Ethnic Armenian refugees began to leave Nagorno-Karabakh on Sept. 24, 2023, for the first time since Azerbaijan launched an offensive designed to seize control of the breakaway territory and perhaps end a three-decade-old conflict.

Thousands of Armenian Christians flee homes: ‘Mass exodus has begun,’ expert says

Sep 25, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

According to the government of Armenia, 6,650 “forcibly displaced persons” entered Armenia from Nagorno-Karabakh since last week, with more pouring... Read more

Soldiers patrolling on streets of Bangui, Central African Republic. View from inside military vehicle.

Armed rebels threaten peace agreement in Central African Republic, bishop warns

Jul 15, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Armed rebel groups are thwarting the prospects for success of the Central African Republic’s recent peace agreement, warned the president... Read more

Catholics at a United Nations camp for internally displaced persons near Malakal, South Sudan, Jan. 13, 2016.

Bishop calls for international collaboration to end conflict in South Sudan

Aug 11, 2016

In the midst of an intense humanitarian crisis gripping his country, a South Sudanese bishop has called for collaboration between... Read more