Displaced People

Thumbnail unidentified young yemeni man holds a rifle in aden yemen credit dmitry chulov shutterstock cna A bishop's plea: Don't forget victims of war and cholera in Yemen

A deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen could continue indefinitely without an end to the civil war, says a bishop in the region who has pleaded for the...

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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 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 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 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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Thumbnail hospital sick credit drpnncpptak shutterstock cna How Catholic hospitals can help heal Syria – literally

Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2017 / 02:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- There are about three million people without heath care in war-torn Syria, and the papal...

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Thumbnail aleppo syria oct 1 2009 credit guido camici via flickr cc by 20 cna 11 18 14 How the Church is helping Christians return to Aleppo

Aleppo, Syria, Jun 23, 2017 / 10:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians who fled Aleppo because of the four year battle for the city are now returning,...

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Thumbnail omar al muqdad courtesy of omar al muqdad cna 'I had to flee for my life' – The reality of being a Syrian refugee

Washington D.C., Mar 15, 2017 / 02:27 pm (CNA).- Omar al-Muqdad wanted to help the Iraqi refugees who were displaced from their homes in 2004. He...

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Thumbnail empty plate credit alexeysun via wwwshutterstockcom cna It'll be tough, but this group says world hunger can end by 2030

Washington D.C., Nov 23, 2016 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Some of the greatest challenges to ending hunger worldwide are “fragile states”...

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Thumbnail 20170309t0933 8364 cns iraq displaced Knights of Columbus Launches Ad Campaign as Middle Eastern Christians Face Crisis

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 31, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- With Christians facing increased pressure in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus has...

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Thumbnail pope francis with carl a anderson supreme knight of the knights of columbus feb 16 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Knights of Columbus to raise $2 million to rebuild Iraqi town

The Knights of Columbus on Tuesday announced it will raise and donate $2 million to re-settle Iraqi Christian families displaced by the Islamic...

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Thumbnail 20170417t0847 9214 cns pope easter roundup Pope on Easter: The Resurrection is more than a party – it’s the source of eternal life

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2017 / 05:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reminded Christians Easter Sunday that the Resurrection is the cornerstone of...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to the diplomatic corps accredited to the holy see jan 11 2015 credit losservatore romano cna Pope to diplomats: when it comes to politics, peace must be more than a theory

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 04:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for...

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Thumbnail remains of st marys syrian orthodox church in homs syria credit aid to the church in need cna 2 19 15 'Roughly half' of Iraqi, Syrian Christians have fled since 2011

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jun 15, 2017 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new report estimates that between 50 and 80 percent of Christians have fled the...

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Thumbnail cua research trip to to urmia van and mosul courtesy of the catholic university of america 1 cna Saving ancient Christian cultures…one story at a time

Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2017 / 03:12 am (CNA).- Ancient artifacts. Centuries-old legends. Prayers dating back to the time of Christ. An enemy...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee girl credit thomas koch shutterstock cna Trump wants to halt refugee intake – and Catholic leaders are worried

Washington D.C., Jan 25, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA).- Amid reports of an imminent executive order to halt most refugee resettlement in the U.S., one...

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Thumbnail a view of st peters basilica and vatican city flag from the roof of a nearby building on june 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 5 15 Vatican group meets to discuss situation of migrants around the world

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 / 12:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican section on Migrants and Refugees met this week with Church leaders from around...

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