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Pope Francis’ diplomatic representative to Libya has said Tripoli is now calmer than a few days ago and the small Christian community there has had no trouble. “The situation, to a certain extent, is under control, there is more serenity and calm than just a few days ago, and we no longer hear the explosion of bo...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
Boko Haram conquered the town of Gwoza, in Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, causing the flight of more than 11,000 inhabitants, Fides reported. The conquest of the town reflects the …read more
The Holy See’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has sent a message of condolence on behalf of Pope Francis for the family of the U.S. journalist James Foley, brutally executed …read more
The head of Iraq’s assembly of Catholic bishops has criticized indifference and ineffective action by the international community and Muslims in the face of atrocities carried out against …read more
The Christian patrimony of the Middle East must be protected at all costs. “We are strong in our faith, rooted in our history. We have been here for 2000 years. We refuse to go!” That is the …read more
Many Iraqis fleeing the massacre of the Islamic State spent days traveling through the desert mountains of Sinjar. Most of them made the treacherous journey barefoot and without water. Those …read more