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Terrorist attacks challenge all ‘people of faith,’ says Air Force veteran...

WASHINGTON — Atrocities committed in the name of Islam reverberate in a historic mosque in Washington. “It’s difficult,” said Imam Talib Shareef, who is head...

United States’ refugee screening process is thorough, safe, says church official

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The extensive vetting process that all refugees undergo before arriving in the United States “screens out any possible threat of...

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...

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...

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...

Up to 100 Christians abducted by Islamic State forces in Syria

DOHUK, Iraq — Dozens of Assyrian Christians were abducted by Islamic State forces during a new offensive against a string of villages in northeastern...

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...

2014 was a year marked by millions suffering in the Middle...

Catholic News Service The story of the Middle East in 2014 is one of war and displacement, broken families and tireless aid workers, and the...

Viewpoint: ‘War is never a necessity,’ Pope Francis has said —...

We need to do something. With the barbaric Islamic State now controlling large portions of Iraq and Syria, and inflicting rape, torture and beheading...

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