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Benedictine Church Was Built Where Jesus Multiplied Loaves and Fish Near Sea of Galilee
The Catholic bishops of the Holy Land have unanimously condemnedthe arson attack on the BenedictineChurch of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish. In a statement released by the official …read more
“We have no news about our churches and monasteries, because we have no one left in Mosul to report on it"
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * A leading Iraqi prelate has called on world government to increase their efforts to defeat ISIS and restore …read more
Anniversary marks another wound in heart 'already pierced through and through'
This report is contributed byMarta Petrosillo of Aid to the Church in Need. -- It was one year ago this week thattens of thousands of Christians fled from Mosul, certain that they would soon …read more
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Helping Christians in Iraq.' Published on June 5th, it is from Ambassador Baker's blog available on the …read more
Fr. Jacques Murad Was Kidnapped in May by Suspected IS Militants
Local Muslim leaders in Syria have called for the release of a kidnapped missionary priest. On May 21, Father Jacques Murad was abducted in the village of Al-Qaryatayn in Homs, Syria. The …read more
Prosecutors in Italy say that the arrest of terrorist cell in Sardinia uncovered a plot in 2010 against the Vatican by Al-Qaeda operatives. Earlier today, 20 warrants were issued and nine …read more
In light of the recent university massacre, a Kenyan bishop has called on the international community to speak up against Christian persecutions worldwide, and on his own people to be …read more
This report is provided byAntonia von Alten of Aid to the Church in Need. In the wake of the massacre of 148 Christians at a university in the Kenyan city of Garissa, Cardinal John Njue, …read more
"Deeply saddened by the immense and tragic loss of life caused by the recent attack on the Garissa University College, the Holy Father sends assurances of his prayers and spiritual closeness …read more
Palm branches, cries of hosanna: As in the rest of the world, Palm Sunday was the start of Holy Week for Catholics in Iraq. In Malabrwan, a small Christian village in the north of the country …read more
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The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Pakistan, Archbishop Joseph Coutts, has called on Christians to not violently react against Muslims. In this exclusive interview with ZENIT …read more