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Decrying the violence, kidnapping, and harassment in Syria and Iraq, Pope Francis has launched an appeal for all human lives to be respected. Following the Angelus prayer,the Holy Father said, “I urge everyone to reject violence and respect the dignity of every person and the sanctity of human life.” “I encour...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
Materialism and selfishness are threatening Nigerian families.The African nation’s bishops have decried this reality in a statement issued at the end of their plenary assembly, reported …read more
An Archbishop from the Central African Republic compared the war-ridden country "to the desert where we must fight the temptations of the devil." Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga of Bangui …read more
Marking just the latest of a long dispute which arose around a road project threatening to demolish an archaeological site, Coptic monks are literally willing to put their lives on the line. …read more
Terrorist group Islamic State (IS) has started killing hostages seized after it took Assyrian Christian villages in Syria’sHassake governorate – with reports that around 15 are dead. In a …read more
Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar revealed that prior to his release, those who held him hostage threatened to kill him if he ever returned. The Indian Jesuit priest worked in Afghanistan for 3 …read more