Mosul (Agenzia Fides) - On Sunday, January 8 the Iraqi regular army regained control of al Sukkar, an area in eastern Mosul once inhabited mostly by Christian families. This is
Joan Frawley Desmond and Kathy Schiffer QUEENS, N.Y. — Marina Markos, a Coptic Orthodox Christian refugee from Cairo, Egypt, plunged into the 2016 Christmas season in Queens, New York —
Having fled from war, the young woman competed in the 100 free style in the 100 butterfly. A year ago she almost died in the Aegean Sea during a crossing.
Pope Francis, the first benefactor of "Be God’s Mercy," a four-month fundraising effort that will benefit projects such as pastoral ministry in prisons, support groups for battered women and
Churches must form a united front in response to the refugee crisis, leading by example rather than hiding behind politicians, according to the head of the Evangelical Church of Greece.
Syrian Bishop Urges West To Stop Accepting Refugees, Focus Efforts on Ending War: ‘You’re Only Hurting Us’
Girls who survived what activists said was a ground-to-ground missile attack by forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, hold hands at Aleppo's Bab al-Hadeed district April 7, 2015. REUTERS/Abdalrhman
The Astalli Center, in the heart of Rome, has been aiding refugees worldwide since 1981. It is part of the Jesuit Refugee Service founded by the then-general of the Jesuits,
Hassan Zahida and his wife Nour appear dazed and almost unbelieving they are finally safe. Their two-year-old little boy is happily making mud-cakes and playing with pebbles – just like
In an encyclical letter, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch Mar Ignatius Ephrem II has voiced his concern that refugees who are forced to leave their homes in Syria will maintain their religious
One-time refugees got the help they needed in the past. Now they’re “paying it forward.” It’s like the old concept “pay it forward.”For decades, people from horrific conflicts around the world