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Refugee agency recommits to serving Syrians despite U.S. ‘retreat’

AMMAN, Jordan — The Jesuit Refugee Service pledged to continue supporting some of the 11 million displaced Syrians, including 9 million refugees, as the...

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.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...

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...

‘Peace has no religion’ — Syrian refugees thank pope for their...

Catholic News Service ROME — After less than 48 hours in Rome, “dream” is the word used most often by the six Syrian adults Pope...

Pope Francis brings 12 Syrian refugees to Rome from Greece

Catholic News Service MYTILENE, Greece — Pope Francis' five-hour visit to Greece ended with him offering safe passage to Italy to 12 Syrian Muslims, half...

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,...

Freezing temps, tents: Half a million Syrian refugees struggle in Lebanon

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon — Many Lebanese have spent as much time as possible indoors this winter, protecting themselves from this year’s unusually brutal cold...

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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