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Pope asks Catholics to pray the rosary for peace each day...

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis prayed that the hopes for peace strengthened by the meeting of the leaders of North and South Korea...

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...

Pope, Christian leaders condemn use of violence against Syria

VATICAN CITY  -- Sharply criticizing a failure to find nonviolent means of bringing peace to Syria and other parts of the world, Pope Francis...

Pope’s Easter appeal for peace includes special prayers for Syria, Gaza

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- In his Easter appeal for peace throughout the world, Pope Francis made special mention of the ongoing "carnage" in...

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,...

Pope Francis condemns shocking chemical massacre in Syria

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis strongly condemned a shocking chemical attack in Syria that left some 70 people, including at least 10...

Bishop briefs Tillerson on church’s interest in building the ‘common good’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace met with the country’s top diplomat, Rex Tillerson,...

Pope writes to Syrian President Assad pleading for peace and aid...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to do everything possible to end the war in his country, to...

Pope Francis condemns deadly terrorist attack on Cairo cathedral

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis phoned Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Dec. 12, expressing his prayers and condolences for the...

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