Syrian Refugees

Thumbnail migrants in europe credit catholic relief services sean callahan cna 10 21 15 Aid for Syrian refugee crisis falls far short, Congress told

Although numerous countries and organizations are working together and putting billions of dollars into relief efforts, “the scale of suffering has...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee and caritas jordan volunteer amer fahd al naser his wife noor and their sons at their apartment in jordan oct 27 2014 credit kevin jones cna cna 11 19 14 Amid Syrian refugee relief, Christians and Muslims find fellowship

A Syrian Muslim refugee aided by the Catholic relief agency Caritas Jordan now volunteers to help other refugees, saying the agency staff makes him...

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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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The needs of Father David Bedrossian’s parish are unique. While many priests grapple with budgetary concerns and a desire to fill pews, Father...

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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 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 migrants 1 in europe credit catholic relief services sean callahan cna 10 21 15 Compassion vs. security: What to do with Syrian refugees?

As the U.S. plans to increase its intake of Syrian refugees to 10,000 next year, Americans – including Catholics – are trying to balance national...

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Thumbnail the hands of a syrian woman now living as a refugee in jordan oct 27 2014 credit kevin jones cna cna 11 26 14 1 Debt, illness, discrimination – Syrian refugees struggle in Lebanon

After losing their homes and their livelihoods, Syrian refugees in Lebanon are now finding their plight worsened by the financial costs, medical...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee child credit vlada93 shutterstock cna Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Washington D.C., Mar 6, 2017 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new...

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Thumbnail republican vice presidential candidate indiana governor mike pence credit gino santa maria shutterstock cna Federal court blocks Pence's ban on Syrian refugees in Indiana

Indianapolis, Ind., Oct 6, 2016 / 04:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Indiana Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence’s bid to keep...

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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 syrian refugees in the bekaa valley in lebanon credit melkite greek archeparchy of furzol zahle and the bekaa cna 12 9 15 How the US needs to stick up for the Middle East's Christians

Christians in the Middle East are heroic witnesses to the faith, and the U.S. must help ensure they can stay in their homelands in peace, a...

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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 pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square at the general audience on oct 19 2016 credit lucia ballester 11 cna ISIS captive among new refugees welcomed by Pope Francis

Vatican City, Apr 3, 2017 / 11:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has taken in three new Syrian families, some members of which were ISIS...

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Thumbnail pope francis hosts a lunch with syrian refugees at his residence in vatican city aug 11 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Muslim refugee hails Pope Francis as the example of religion

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nur Essa, a Muslim Syrian woman whose family was brought to Rome from Lesbos by Pope...

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Thumbnail republican vp candidate mike pence at the rnc in cleveland ohio on july 20 2016 credit john moore getty images cna Pence slammed for proposed Christian, Jewish refugee ban

Washington D.C., Aug 10, 2016 / 10:17 am (CNA).- Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was met with heated criticism after suggesting...

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Thumbnail we are all victims island of lampedusa photo credit antonello mangano cna world catholic news 4 7 11 2 Political instability, war, and terrorism know no borders – Vatican official

As the Vatican's Secretary of State addressed the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean on Monday regarding the shared challenge of...

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