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Dale Gavlak, Catholic News Service

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Displaced Iraqi Christians are weary of waiting to go home

Catholic News Service AINKAWA, Iraq (CNS) -- Abu and Um Sabah had to trade a tent anchored in a soft, grassy patch in a park...

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...

U.S. priest laments destruction of Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Catholic clergy lamented the destruction of Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery, St. Elijah, and urged the international community to do...

Bishops visiting Holy Land urge peace efforts to help ‘forgotten’ Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — With crises in Syria and Iraq deepening, Catholic bishops on a solidarity visit with the “forgotten” Christians of the...

Church leaders lodge complaint to Israelis about rabbi’s arson remarks

  Catholic News Service   AMMAN, Jordan -- The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed an official complaint to Israeli police against the...

Dozens of Christians feared to be among 230 kidnapped in Syria

  Catholic News Service   AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- Dozens of Christians are feared to be among the 230 people abducted by Islamic State after the extremist...

European practice on migrants is contradictory, Vatican official says

Catholic News Service GENEVA (CNS) -- Europe is practicing a policy of contradictions in addressing an influx of migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa...

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,...

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...

As Islamic State steps up attacks, Christian leaders call for help

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Christian leaders again called for help for Assyrian Christians as Islamic State militants stepped up their attacks against their...

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