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Chaldean Cardinal Sako: Innocents will ‘be the fuel’ for fire after...

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, responding to a U.S. drone attack in Baghdad that killed Iran's top general, said "wisdom is required to avoid...

Caritas Syria: Air strikes reopened wounds, but agency still able to...

AMMAN, Jordan -- Caritas Syria said the recent massive missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France, intended to weaken Syria's chemical weapons...

U.S., world urged to help Jordan aid refugees, end Syrian civil...

Catholic News Service SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan -- The United States has a responsibility to help Jordan as it struggles to support hundreds of thousands of...

Christian activists warn of slaughter of Syrian civilians in Afrin

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan -- Christian activists warn that 1 million Syrian civilians will face certain slaughter in northwestern Afrin, where they allege Turkey...

U.N. officials, church leaders decry escalating situation in Syria

Catholic News Service ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan -- As Syria's war soon enters its eighth year, many decry the recent dangerous escalation in the conflict,...

U.S. doctors, nurses treat Syrian refugees for free in Jordan

Catholic News Service MAFRAQ, Jordan — American doctors and nurses on a medical mission to Jordan are performing badly needed surgeries and other medical treatment...

Memorial marking where Moses saw Promised Land reopens in Jordan

Catholic News Service   MOUNT NEBO, Jordan — The Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo has reopened its doors to the public amid festivities, after nearly...

Displaced Iraqi Christians are weary of waiting to go home

Catholic News Service AINKAWA, Iraq (CNS) -- Abu and Um Sabah had to trade a tent anchored in a soft, grassy patch in a park...

Syrian refugees, all Muslims, graduate from Caritas-run schools in Jordan

Catholic News Service NAOUR, Jordan — Exuberant Syrian refugee children sang, danced and played with colorful clowns as they celebrated graduation at their Caritas-sponsored school...

U.S. priest laments destruction of Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Catholic clergy lamented the destruction of Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery, St. Elijah, and urged the international community to do...

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