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U.S. bishop offers prayers for peace, Coptic Christians

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of a gunman's attack on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo Dec. 29, killing at...

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...

Syrian nun describes bombing of family, pleads ‘Pray for Aleppo’

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- A religious sister in Syria described how the members of one Christian family were blown to bits during...

Commentary: A message in blood: ISIS and the meaning of the...

Recently, the attention of the world was riveted to a deserted beach in northern Libya, where a group of 21 Coptic Christians were brutally...

Faith a source of strength for slain U.S. journalist, his family

ROCHESTER, N.H. — In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to...

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