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Pope Francis has called the parents of James Foley, the American journalist who was killed by the Islamic State (ISIS). In an email to ZENIT, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed that the Holy Father telephoned John and Diane Foley. Although no details were given as to what was said in the conversati...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
The Chaldean Patriarch, Louis Raphael I Sako, has issued the following statement concerning the visit of Pope Francis’ Personal Envoy to Iraq, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, and calling on …read more
At a Mass for peace and reconciliation today, the last major activity on Pope Francis’ South Korea itinerary, the Holy Father showed that he continues to have the Iraq tragedy forefront in …read more
A journalist has been detained and a Catholic radio station has been shut down in South Sudan on grounds of "national security", local media reports. The country's director of information at …read more