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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"
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * From the Christian town of Deir al Ahmar it's only a few miles to the Syrian border. Tens of thousands of …read more
Poverty-Stricken Youth Lured and Indoctrinated by Extremists
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Jihadist training camps housing as many as 1,500 children as young as nine have been discovered in the …read more
Youth Paving the Way To Bring Back Joy in the Midst of Suffering
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Bright colors set off the sullen grey of destruction: children and young people have painted one of the streets …read more
A First-Hand Account of the Devastation in Maiduguri
The following articleis contributed byAid to the Church in Need and waswritten by Father Gideon Obasogie, headof communications for the Diocese of Maiduguri, the See hardest-hit by Boko Haram …read more
While Boko Haram is capable of striking against Nigeria, the terrorist organization "no longer controls towns and villages." So says Fr. Patrick Tor Alumuku, director of Social Communications …read more