Yemen

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 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 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 fr tom uzhunnalil credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna Doubts arise after alleged photo of Fr. Tom surfaces

Vatican City, Jul 20, 2016 / 06:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a photo supposedly showing Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in Yemen in March,...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 1 Fr. Tom still missing, but bishop hopeful about his release

Two months after being kidnapped in Yemen, Salesian priest Tom Uzhunnalil remains missing, although a bishop involved in his case remains hopeful...

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Thumbnail rostrosmartiresdeyemen2016 1 Here are the faces of the nuns who were martyred in Yemen

Sister Anslem, Sister Reginette, Sister Judith, and Sister Marguerite were serving as caretakers at the Missionaries of Charity's convent and...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Indian politician suggests ransom fund for kidnapped priest

New Delhi, India, May 31, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A member of India’s Legislative Assembly is encouraging the Church to raise money for...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 India's bishops push government to help find Fr Tom

After the circulation of rumors claiming Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was tortured and crucified on Good Friday, the Indian bishops have written to the...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil credit ans agenzia notizie salesiane salesian news agency 1 India's foreign minister reassures bishops that Father Tom is alive

After rampant rumors spread of the crucifixion of kidnapped priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian government official told the nation's bishops...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Key bishop: 'We don't know' if Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is still alive

Rome, Italy, Sep 2, 2016 / 01:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the situation in Yemen continues to worsen, Bishop Paul Hinder on Friday requested prayers...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna Kidnapped Indian priest pleads for help in new video

Vatican City, May 9, 2017 / 05:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fourteen months after his kidnapping in March 2016, Salesian priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil has...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Kidnapped priest appeals for Pope’s help

Aden, Yemen, Dec 26, 2016 / 02:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Salesian priest kidnapped in Yemen on March 4 personally appealed for Pope Francis’ help...

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Thumbnail workers of mercy   jubilee audience cna Only sister to survive Yemen attack: despite danger, 'we chose to stay'

Vatican City, Sep 3, 2016 / 09:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A year before a March 4 attack killed four sisters, the Missionaries of Charity opted not to...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the vatican april 3 2014 credit daniel ibez cna Pope Francis calls for release of kidnapped priest

Pope Francis on Sunday issued an appeal for the release of kidnapped Salesian priest, Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, and all persons being held captive in...

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Thumbnail pope francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to south korea on aug 14 2014 credit alan holdren cna 1 Pope: murdered missionaries of charity are martyrs of indifference

On Sunday Pope Francis lamented the world’s indifference to the recent killing of four Missionaries of Charity, calling them the ‘martyrs of today’...

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Thumbnail chalice credit  mazur catholicnewsorguk cna 3 8 16 Priest still missing after Yemen attack that killed 4 nuns

Despite a lack of news and the prospect of difficult negotiations ahead, the Salesians remain hopeful that their priest kidnapped in Yemen last...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Salesians in India hold prayer vigil for release of Fr. Tom

Vatican City, Jan 4, 2017 / 09:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Salesians in the Bangalore province of India held a prayer vigil Jan. 4 for the release of...

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Thumbnail missionaries of charity at prayer gathering for pope francis with cardinal angelo comastri in st peters square on june 19 2015 credit daniel iba n ez cna 6 19 15 1 There's no question – the Missionaries of Charity 'died as martyrs'

After a recent attack at a Missionaries of Charity convent in Yemen claimed the lives of four of the sisters there, the bishop overseeing the area...

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