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Bishop briefs Tillerson on church’s interest in building the ‘common good’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace met with the country’s top diplomat, Rex Tillerson,...

Hearing focuses on need to protect religious minorities in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A Capitol Hill hearing May 26 focused on protecting religious minorities, including Christians, from ongoing Islamic State persecution in Iraq and...

U.S. official says protection of religious minorities is top priority

  Catholic News Service ROME — Efforts to protect men, women and children suffering religious persecution and to promote respect for religious freedom globally is “a...

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...

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