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Catholic Relief Services: 75 years of restoring people’s dignity

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- As Catholic Relief Services staffers and supporters spent an evening marking 75 years of service in the world, one word recurred:...

Trump’s move to build border wall will ‘tear families apart,’ bishop...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration criticized President Donald Trump’s executive memorandum to construct a wall along...

Once Iraq recaptures Mosul, people will still need help, says archbishop

  Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The military operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group is not the only...

Electricity, development could help stem violence, says Nigerian bishop

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Something developed countries take for granted, electricity, could go a long way to stemming violence often attributed to religion, said...

Kerry says Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that atrocities carried out by the Islamic State group against Yezidis, Christians and...

2014 was a year marked by millions suffering in the Middle...

Catholic News Service The story of the Middle East in 2014 is one of war and displacement, broken families and tireless aid workers, and the...

Photo of the week: Syrian refugees part of regional crisis

  Catholic News Service BEIRUT, Lebanon —A Vatican official who just returned from a visit to Syria earlier this month said "the humanitarian situation is worse...

Bishop criticizes Texas senator for politicizing summit on Mideast Christians

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A Catholic bishop criticized Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for politicizing a conference of diverse political and church leaders working on...

Christian leaders discuss plight of Mideast minorities with Obama

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Eight Eastern Christian leaders spent 40 minutes talking to President Barack Obama about the situation of Christians and other minorities...

Vatican official says ISIS conflict is not about religion, points to...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The conflict in which Islamic State fighters are driving out Christians and other minorities must not be seen as a...

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