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U.S. bishops call for solidarity with Middle East victims of violence,...

WASHINGTON — Christians and all people in the Middle East need the solidarity of the U.S. Catholic Church, said the chairmen of three committees...

Panel: Genocide, wars, indifference will make Mideast Christians extinct

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and international indifference to their plight, according to...

Kerry says Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that atrocities carried out by the Islamic State group against Yezidis, Christians and...

House panel calls attacks on Christians, others in Middle East ‘genocide’

WASHINGTON — The House Foreign Affairs Committee March 2 unanimously passed a bipartisan measure condemning as genocide the killing of Christians, Yezidis and other...

Mideast groups seek protected zone for minorities in Iraq, Syria

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan —A call for an area to protect Christians and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq is gathering pace even...

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