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Members of the FARC and Colombian Government Negotiating Peace Agreement in Havana, Cuba
Representatives of theRevolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have requested to meet with Pope Francis during his visit to Cuba in September. Peace talks between FARC and the Colombian government have been taking place in Havana, Cuba, since 2012. The request for a meeting with the Holy Father was made to...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
Sources in Syria have reported the releaseof Father Tony Boutros, a Melkite-Catholic priest who was kidnapped by unknown assailants. On July 12, Fr. Boutros and his driver were reported …read more
Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako of Baghdad Offers Reflection on Anniversary of Tragic Invasion
The following appeal was written by Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako, President of the Assembly of the Catholic Bishops in Iraq, and was sent to the members of the Iraqi government and …read more
Marking the one-year anniversary of the mass exodus of more than 120,000 Christians from Iraq’s major Christian city, the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) …read more
From August 6-9 the General Secretary of the Italian Episcopal Conference, H.E. Archbishop Nunzio Galantino -- invited by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, H.B. Fouwad Toual, and the …read more
Refugees Reflect on One Year Anniversary of Invasion of Nineveh Plain
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * A year ago, on Aug. 6, 2014, the life of Iraqi Christians was changed for ever: more than 120,000 faithful, …read more