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The worst massacre of Christians in Syria since the beginning of the country’s internal conflict took place last week in the town of Sadad, north of Damascus. Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Homs and Hama, Archbishop Selwanos Boutros Alnemeh, told Fides news agency Nov. 4 that what happened in Sadad was “the most...read more
Articles from section "Islam"
US bishops are affirming their support for the Church in Nigeria, as another attack on a church last Sunday left an immediate death toll of two, with several dozen wounded. Cardinal Timothy …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Benedict XVI gave this evening to a large crowd of Lebanese young people. * * * Your Beatitude, Brother Bishops, Dear Friends, “May grace and peace …read more
The US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed in an attack Tuesday on the consulate in Benghazi. A message from the Vatican today spoke of the "unacceptable violence" …read more
The case of the Pakistani girl with Down Syndrome, Rimsha Masih, arrested after being accused of burning pages of an Islamic holy book took a new twist with the news that a Muslim cleric, …read more
A leading Catholic human rights activist in Pakistan is calling for charges to be dropped in the case of a young, special needs girl accused of blasphemy. Peter Jacob, executive secretary of …read more