Three Catholic-run hospitals providing life-saving services free of charge to vulnerable Syrians hope to aid some 50,000 patients by the project’s end next year.
Catholic hospitals in Syria working to help indigent patients
Pope meets Putin; two leaders talk about Ukraine, Syria, Venezuela
Pope Francis welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Vatican July 4, and the two discussed the ongoing wars in Eastern Ukraine and in Syria, the Vatican said. Russia plays a major role in both conflicts.
Book shows human faces of IS victims, atrocities of Islamic caliphate
“The Terrorist Factory” is a book about the individual human tragedies caught up in this terrorist organization.
New law will provide relief to genocide victims in Iraq, Syria
President Donald Trump has signed into law the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018, which will provide humanitarian relief to genocide victims in Iraq and Syria and hold accountable Islamic State perpetrators of genocide.
Christian activists say militias target religious minorities in Syria
Jihadists allied with Turkey are hunting down religious minorities to kill them in Syria’s northwest, Christian activists warn, as Turkey and its allies have encircled the Kurdish-held town of Afrin and are relentlessly pushing through.
U.N. officials, church leaders decry escalating situation in Syria
As Syria’s war soon enters its eighth year, many decry the recent dangerous escalation in the conflict, whether in the country’s north, between Turkey and the Kurds, or in the south, between Iran and Israel.
Day of prayer, awareness week focus on plight of persecuted Christians
The U.S. Catholic Church will focus attention on the plight of persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria with a day of prayer Nov. 26 and a weeklong observance to raise awareness and educate people about their situation.
Beautifully written memoir recounts lives of Syrians, nation in peril
“The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria” is a beautifully crafted narrative that delves into the lives of Syrians with stories that smoothly weave in and out of a complex political context and challenges readers to think about contradictions in human nature and history.