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Faith-based groups say fighting created humanitarian crisis in Yemen

AMMAN, Jordan  -- Catholic and other faith-based aid groups are urging an end to fighting in Yemen, where three years of war have created...

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...

Salesian priest recounts his kidnapping in Yemen, imprisonment

Catholic News Service ROME — Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location, one of several he had been relocated...

Conflicts and drought mean famine looms for 20 million Africans

Catholic News Service Conflict and drought are threatening more than 20 million people in four countries with the prospect of famine, and the U.N. has...

Priest kidnapped in Yemen pleads for help in a video

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Indian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in Yemen more than a year ago, in a video message...

Pope Francis calls nuns killed in Yemen ‘martyrs of charity’

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The four Missionaries of Charity murdered March 4 in Yemen “are the martyrs of today,” Pope Francis said. “They...

Gunmen kill nuns, elderly and disabled; priest missing in Aden, Yemen

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Four Missionaries of Charity and 10 to 12 other people were killed March 4 after uniformed gunmen entered a...

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