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Assyrian Christians released by Islamic State militants, but more than 200...

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Christians in the Middle East welcomed the release of nearly 20 Assyrian Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in...

Politician calls for coalition airstrikes to help Syrian Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — A prominent Syrian Christian political leader has called for U.S.-led coalition forces to use airstrikes to aid fellow Christian...

Church agencies help educate displaced Iraqi youth

Catholic News Service SHARIAH COLLECTIVE, Iraq — Young children happily sing songs in Kurdish and Arabic, play interactive games, learn to count and how to...

Jordan’s Christian churches condemn pilot’s murder, offer prayers

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Christian churches in Jordan condemned the Islamic State militants’ killing of First Lt. Muath al-Kasasbeh, a Jordanian pilot who...

Catholic aid agencies try to ‘pick up the pieces’ in Gaza

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — A senior Catholic aid official said humanitarian agencies are “trying to pick up the pieces” of Gaza’s badly destroyed...

Christians fleeing northern Iraq are ‘really afraid,’ archbishop says

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — Thousands of Iraqi Christians fled shelling by extremist militants and were seeking refuge in the neighboring autonomous Kurdistan region,...

Refugees in Jordan say they never thought they would have to...

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- Desperate to reunite with family in Europe, a young Syrian refugee recently paid thousands of dollars to a...

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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