Genocide

Thumbnail 20160317t1118 0369 cns kerry isis genocide Advocates applaud U.S. recognition of Christian genocide in Middle East

In a historic move, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Christians, Yezidis, Shi’a Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities were...

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Thumbnail a woman at sharia al haman hope refugee camp in duhok iraq on march 28 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna After genocide, what's next for Iraq's Christians?

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the United States has declared that genocide is taking place against Christians and...

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Thumbnail destroyed buildings in homs syria credit chaoyue pan via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 11 4 15 A growing coalition agrees: Christians are genocide victims too

Legal experts, religious leaders, and now an independent government commission are asking the U.S. State Department to include Christians among the...

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Thumbnail armenian soldier A lesson about life in a global Church

By any measure, Father Vladimír Fekete, the Catholic Church’s apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan, has a tough gig. He’s the head of an...

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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 easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 1 A plea to the US Secretary of State: Recognize anti-Christian genocide

The U.S. must not ignore the Islamic State’s genocide of Christians. That is the position of a petition drive and television campaign seeking to...

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Thumbnail 039o7946 A priest and his love for Syrian refugees

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 un flag outside of the united nations headquarters new york credit united nations photo via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 6 9 15 3 At UN, calls for global response to Christian genocide

The plight of Christians and other Middle East minorities demands action from the international community, one leader in relief efforts said in a...

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Thumbnail supreme knight dr carl a anderson address the 129th knights of columbus supreme convention during the states dinner credit peter zelasko cna Carl Anderson: Christian forgiveness is the path to Middle East peace

New York City, N.Y., Oct 14, 2016 / 06:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christianity is at a crossroads in the Middle East, and only a dedicated campaign of...

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Thumbnail syrian children at refugee camp credit procyk radek shutterstock cna Carl Anderson: In battle for Mosul, don't forget persecuted groups

New Haven, Conn., Oct 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The battle to free Mosul from the hands of ISIS must be accompanied by concrete efforts...

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Thumbnail 20151208t1146 868 cns kerry genocide Christian genocide happening now!

For many of us who strive to seriously practice faith in Jesus Christ, and to extend that practice out into the marketplace, the political square...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the jubilee audience in st peters square honoring members of the police firemen and armed forces on april 30 2016 alexey gotovskiy cna cna 1 Christian persecution extends beyond genocide, Pope says

    In a wide-ranging question and answer session on Saturday, Pope Francis said it is “reductionism” to describe the violence against...

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Thumbnail mourning woman credit photo unit via flickr cc by nc 20  cna DC leaders discuss protection, justice for ISIS victims

Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2016 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With ISIS continuing to threaten vulnerable populations in Iraq and Syria, more action...

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Thumbnail migrant credit gustave deghilage via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Don’t send Chaldeans back to persecution in Iraq, advocates plead

Detroit, Mich., Jul 10, 2017 / 06:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a federal judge again halted the deportation of over 1,000 Chaldeans from the U.S.,...

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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 inside the kigali genocide memorial center credit trocaire via flickr cc by 20 cna 'Forgive us' – Rwandan bishops on Catholic role in genocide

Kigali, Rwanda, Nov 21, 2016 / 03:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Rwanda have apologized for Christians' role in the deadly 1994...

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Thumbnail onelife la Genocide survivor to speak at OneLife LA

A survivor of the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 will visit Downtown Los Angeles later this month to give energy to a growing movement of pro-life...

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Thumbnail iraqi woman with rosary credit elise harris cna 1 'Have mercy on ISIS': The shocking prayer of a young Iraqi

Krakow, Poland, Dec 16, 2016 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- (Editor's note: This article includes explicit descriptions of violence. Reader...

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