Articles on this issue "war"
Francis made his first general audience appeal for a beleaguered nation today, asking for an end to violence in the Central African Republic. In the latest chapter of that nation's fighting, …read more
After a private audience with the Holy Father, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, a historic fighter for human rights who was tortured by the dictatorship in Argentina, said at …read more
Here is a statement from the director of the Vatican press office, regarding controversy surrounding Father Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis. * * * The campaign against Bergoglio is …read more
Christians in the Syrian town of Aleppo are trying to contact the kidnappers responsible for the abduction of two priests: Fr. Michel Kayyal of the Armenian Catholic Church and Fr. Maher …read more
The United States and the Holy See are going down parallel paths in many important areas, especially in efforts to advance freedom and human dignity in the world, according the U.S. ambassador …read more
There is little similarity between the extremist concept of jihad as a holy war and the Christian Crusades, says a historian of the Middle Ages. Marco Meschini, a professor at the Catholic …read more