Last article of section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
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"
Islamist rebels have broken into St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in Maaloula near Damascus and held Mother Superior Pelagia Sayyaf and a number of nuns hostage, according to local sources. The …read more
A leading Bosnian bishop has hit out against the government for preventing Catholic refugees from coming home. “Politicians from the West must put pressure on Bosnian politicians so that …read more
A Vatican department has teamed up with a Vatican-run pediatric hospital in Rome and Caritas to provide a health mission for Syrian children in Lebanon. The mission, run by the Pontifical …read more
Here is the Nov. 27 letter to John Kerry from Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines regarding the accord with Iran. * * * Dear Secretary Kerry: Newspaper headlines and the internet are full of …read more
The interim accord with Iran that would limit its nuclear program in exchange for some sanctions relief “is greatly preferable to military action, which could have unpredictable and negative …read more