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Humanitarian groups scramble to help people fleeing northeast Syria

AMMAN, Jordan — Humanitarian concerns are growing as people caught in the crosshairs of the Turkish incursion into northeastern Syria try to flee for...

Christian advocates to President Trump: Don’t desert Christians, Yazidis, Kurds in...

AMMAN, Jordan -- Christians concerned with religious freedom violations resulting from the Turkish military offensive on northeastern Syria are urging U.S. President Donald Trump...

Pope Francis writes Syrian President Bashar Assad, urging him to protect...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to put an end to his country's eight-year-long conflict and seek reconciliation for the...

Pope Francis meets Vladimir Putin; leaders talk about Ukraine, Syria, Venezuela

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Vatican July 4, and the two discussed the ongoing wars in Eastern...

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,...

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