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Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea, August 14, 2014.

Muslims must speak out against terrorism, violence, Pope insists

Nov 30, 2014

On his in-flight press conference returning from a three-day trip to Turkey, Pope Francis said that Muslim leaders around the... Read more

Father Federico Lombardi gives a press briefing in Tirana, Albania.

Update in Albania – Muslims pray for Pope, security a non-issue

Sep 21, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

In a press briefing Sunday the Vatican's spokesman downplayed worries over Pope Francis' safety in Albania, also noting that Muslims... Read more

Peace walk in Karachi.

Pakistani Catholics foster dialogue, fellowship with Muslims

Aug 1, 2014

Catholics in Pakistan reached out to the local Islamic community in an effort to promote peace between the religious groups... Read more

Displaced persons in the Central African Republic received aid from CRS in May 2014.

Catholic archbishop aids Muslim refugees in Central African Republic

Jun 16, 2014

A Catholic archbishop in the violence-ridden Central African Republic recently reached out to a group of 600 Muslim refugees, saying... Read more

A view of Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock and the Wailing Wall.

Pope Francis lauds fraternal dialogue with Muslims, Jews

May 26, 2014

Pope Francis spent a large part of the third day of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land meeting with Muslim... Read more

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria.

Christians and Muslims united in Nigeria, says bishop

May 14, 2014

Boko Haram’s April kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls has brought Nigerians, as well as people across the world, into... Read more

Fr Anucha Chaowpraeknoi celebrates Mass with COER volunteers in Thailand.

Catholic volunteers in Thailand aid refugees from Burma

Sep 5, 2013

Responding to a humanitarian crisis pushing tens of thousands of a minority ethnic group in Burma from their homes, Caritas... Read more


Spanish religious sister remembered for devotion to immigrants

Aug 29, 2013

Franciscan Sister Teresa Losada, known in Spain as “the nun of the immigrants,” died Aug. 25 at the age of... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square for his installation on March 19, 2013. Jeffrey Bruno/CNA.

Pope writes to Muslims about mutual respect

Aug 2, 2013

With the end of the month of Ramadan approaching, Pope Francis decided to personally write to all Muslims as a... Read more

Father Thomas Rosica.

Film on Muslim birthrates in Europe raises eyebrows at synod

Oct 15, 2012

On Saturday evening, a seven-minute YouTube video warning of the rise of Islam in Europe was shown to the bishops... Read more