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Caritas staff in the Central African Republic are reporting the capital Bangui and many parts of the country are gripped by chaos and terror as fighting continues between forces loyal to the ex-president and the fighters who overthrew him. “The whole country is terrorised,” said Fr. Anicet Assingambi of St Charle...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
Reports of intense gunfire are coming out of the capital of the Central African Republic on the eve of a UN Security Council vote on a resolution authorizing the intervention of the French …read more
At the conclusion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis led the faithful gathered in prayer for several nuns who were recently kidnapped in Syria. On Monday, Islamist rebels invaded …read more
My first book on Pope Pius XII, Hitler, the War, and the Pope, came out in 2000. After several years of research, I had come to the same conclusion that most people had reached during and …read more
Following an increase in violence in the country and the abduction of Orthodox nuns, the Greek Melkite patriarch of Antioch and All the East has reiterated the Church’s determination to …read more
Pope Francis has implored the Lord to assure suffering Syrians of the nearness of the Church so they might be comforted in their trials. Addressing an audience of pilgrims from the …read more