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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...

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...

Bishops visiting Holy Land urge peace efforts to help ‘forgotten’ Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — With crises in Syria and Iraq deepening, Catholic bishops on a solidarity visit with the “forgotten” Christians of the...

Church leaders lodge complaint to Israelis about rabbi’s arson remarks

  Catholic News Service   AMMAN, Jordan -- The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed an official complaint to Israeli police against the...

Jordan faces ‘desperate situation’ in helping 1.4 million Syrian refugees

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — International aid continues to fall short of what Jordan needs to host 1.4 million Syrian refugees, Jordanian officials reported,...

Politician calls for coalition airstrikes to help Syrian Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — A prominent Syrian Christian political leader has called for U.S.-led coalition forces to use airstrikes to aid fellow Christian...

Jordan’s Christian churches condemn pilot’s murder, offer prayers

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Christian churches in Jordan condemned the Islamic State militants’ killing of First Lt. Muath al-Kasasbeh, a Jordanian pilot who...

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...

Refugees in Jordan say they never thought they would have to...

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- Desperate to reunite with family in Europe, a young Syrian refugee recently paid thousands of dollars to a...

Aid agencies, artists work to help 2.5 million Syrian refugees, including...

Catholic News Service ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — As Syria's civil war hurtles into its fourth year, hopes of returning home soon seem far off...

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