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Pope denounces ‘homicidal madness’ after attacks in Berlin, Ankara

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Expressing his condolences to victims and their families, Pope Francis called for an end to terrorism following a string...

In Turkey, Iraqi Christians waiting for resettlement live in limbo

  Catholic News Service   ISTANBUL (CNS) -- Yako Hanna, 36, always keeps an eye on his phone waiting for a call that would change his life. "Anytime...

Pope prays for peace following deadly terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis led pilgrims in praying for peace and for the victims of a terrorist attack at Istanbul's Ataturk...

‘We need to look after each other,’ Syrian refugee says

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis. In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of...

In his passion, Jesus reveals God’s mercy, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Just as the crowds and government officials tried to dodge responsibility for Jesus’ fate after he was arrested, so...

Ignoring God, not glorifying him, leads to violence, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — It is the complete disregard for God, not his glorification, that leads to violence in this world, Pope Francis...

Some see unity vision reignited by pope, patriarch’s gestures in Turkey

Catholic News Service After watching firsthand as Pope Francis bowed his head for a blessing from Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during the pope's Nov. 28-30 trip...

Pope, Turkish leaders trade concerns about religious discrimination against Christians and...

Catholic News Service ANKARA, Turkey — Interreligious dialogue dominated Pope Francis’ first day in Turkey, with the pope and Turkish leaders frankly stating their...

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