Refugees

Thumbnail mourning woman credit photo unit via flickr cc by nc 20  cna Among horror stories from Syria, a woman's unborn baby was cut in half

Aleppo, Syria, Mar 15, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning: The following article contains graphic depictions of violence that readers may...

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Thumbnail pic1 640 Ankawa bomb attack strikes unease in refugees with nowhere else to go

A car bomb explosion in front of the American consulate in what is considered the safest city in Iraq has left many unnerved and anxious, praying...

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Thumbnail cna nicole mason 19736 Are MidEast youth losing the virtue of hope?

Beirut, Lebanon, Feb 25, 2017 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Syriac-Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan has said that the number of youth...

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Thumbnail jordan refugees credit catholic relief services cna As US hits refugee cap, bishops ask Trump administration to do more

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the United States government’s cap on refugees having been reached for the year,...

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Thumbnail 20170131t0934 7738 cns jordan syrian refugees Asylum Seekers: Beyond political refugee rhetoric

When she was in high school in Iran, Sara’s parents told her she couldn’t go to law school. They had a big fight. “But because of my religion...

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Thumbnail us to mexico border credit chad zuber via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 8 16 At the Mexico border, Catholic bishops unite for migrants

Brownsville, Texas, Feb 16, 2017 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Catholic bishops of both countries stressed the right...

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Thumbnail baptism on high seas credit catholic military chaplaincy cna Baptism at sea – refugee child born during boat rescue

Munich, Germany, Jul 20, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the midst of her stressful overseas voyage to Europe, Vivian, a very pregnant...

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Thumbnail migrant credit john perivolaris via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have...

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Thumbnail refugee children from afghanistan credit jazzmany shutterstock cna Bishops reaffirm support for refugees as judges scrutinize Trump policy

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2017 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that affirmed a legal...

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Thumbnail border marker at san ysidro jd Bishops remain hopeful on immigration reform in a Trump presidency

Washington D.C., Jan 14, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump has raised questions about the...

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Thumbnail syrian refugees on the slovenian austrian border credit denis rozan via wwwshutterstockcom cna 11 10 15 Canada can do better, bishops say in wake of refugee crisis

Allow yourself to be troubled by the plight of migrants and refugees around the world – this was the message of the Canadian Conference of Catholic...

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Thumbnail cardinal tobin speaks about mfl immigration screenshot Cardinal Tobin praises Trump admin on pro-life stance, criticizes on immigration

Vatican City, Jan 31, 2017 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- In the first days of U.S. president Donald Trump’s administration, Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark...

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Thumbnail a young syrian refugee at school in ramtha jordan on oct 27 2014 credit kim pozniak catholic relief services cna 12 2 14 Catastrophe ahead? UN halts Syrian refugee food program

With winter approaching, Congress must act to help Syrian refugees whose basic needs are threatened by the U.N. suspension of an urgent food...

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Thumbnail displaced persons in the central african republic received aid from crs in may 2014 credit kim pozniak catholic relief services 4 cna 5 21 14 Catholic archbishop aids Muslim refugees in Central African Republic

A Catholic archbishop in the violence-ridden Central African Republic recently reached out to a group of 600 Muslim refugees, saying that the love...

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Thumbnail refugee crisis credit mikael damkier via wwwshutterstockcom cna Catholic leaders: Refugee ban actually harms national security

Washington D.C., Feb 2, 2017 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rather than protecting U.S. interests, recent executive orders restricting immigrants and...

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Thumbnail zaatari refugee camp in jordan courtesy of the us holocaust memorial museum cna 8 17 15 Christian groups divided over 'safe zones' for Syrian refugees

Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2017 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- After President Donald Trump pushed for the creation of safe zones for refugees in the Middle...

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Thumbnail unaccompanied child july 2014 2 credit katy senour cna cna 7 14 14 Church response to refugees is part of pro-life call, bishop says

Answering the needs of refugee migrants is one component of a truly pro-life view, said a U.S. bishop, announcing a new initiative to aid children...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on may 28 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 5 28 14 Compassion should be heart of financial, political decisions, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 14, 2017 / 04:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis Saturday warned of growing harmful trends throughout political and financial...

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