Humanitarian Crisis

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 colombia flag credit polit cnico grancolombiano departamento de comunicaciones via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 8 27 15 Bishop asks for aid after chaos of Colombia landslide

Mocoa, Colombia, Apr 4, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishop of the Colombian city scourged by landslides on Saturday has described a...

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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 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 20170925t1405 11819 cns hurricane maria Knights of Columbus aid natural disaster victims in Puerto Rico and Mexico

To provide relief after a spate of recent natural disasters, the Knights of Columbus have raised over $2.8 million worth of aid to be distributed...

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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 abuja nigeria credit andrei tudoran shutterstock cna Nigeria's bishops call on government to defend human rights

Abuja, Nigeria, Mar 16, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At a recent meeting, the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria gave a bleak summary of the state of...

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Thumbnail south sudanese refugees arrive at refugee camps in uganda credit nashon tado for nrc cna No end in sight as Uganda receives one million South Sudanese refugees

The tally of South Sudanese refugees entering Uganda for shelter and safety marked 1 million this week, in what is now the world’s fastest growing...

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Thumbnail a young refugee rests after having fled from isis and arrived in ankawa in the northern part of erbil iraq credit wwwankawacom cna 6 9 15 One Congressman's plea to the US: Don't abandon Iraq's Christians

Washington D.C., Jan 6, 2017 / 04:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian survivors of the ISIS genocide have serious humanitarian needs, but their faith...

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Thumbnail 20140414cnsbr4980 Over 20 million people facing starvation – and we should care!

Think to a time when you were hungry. Remember how it felt, a bit uncomfortable, right? You may have even said, “I’m starving!” But you knew that...

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Thumbnail prayer candle at a military chaplaincy in the ukraine photo courtesy of aid to the church in need cna Pope donates 6 million euro to Ukraine relief efforts for Christmas

Vatican City, Dec 23, 2016 / 05:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After taking up a collection earlier this year to aid families affected by the ongoing...

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Thumbnail easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 Pope makes humanitarian appeal for Syria, as rebels lose Aleppo

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2016 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has sent a letter to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad appealing for peace and...

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Thumbnail 20170927t1126 11891 cns hurricane maria Puerto Rican bishops offer message of hope after hurricanes

The Puerto Rican bishops’ conference issued a message of hope to Puerto Ricans after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed much of the U.S. territory...

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Thumbnail catholics at a united nations camp for internally displaced persons near malakal south sudan jan 13 2016 credit un photo jc mcilwaine via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna South Sudanese bishops call for food aid, peace negotiations

Juba, South Sudan, Feb 28, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of South Sudan issued a call last Thursday for dialogue between the...

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Thumbnail protection of civilians site in wau south sudan credit united nations photo flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Thousands of South Sudanese find refuge in Cathedral

As the civil war in South Sudan heightens, millions are fleeing their homes for safer ground, which many have found at St. Mary Help of Christian's...

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Thumbnail the scene of a may 2015 attack on christians in aleppo credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo cna Vatican sends team to Aleppo in support of those suffering from the war

Vatican City, Jan 24, 2017 / 08:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On behalf of Pope Francis, the secretary of the new Vatican department for Promoting...

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Thumbnail pope francis with  members of the presidency of the bishops conference of venezuela in vatican city june 8 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Venezuela's bishops: President Maduro starves his people into submission

Vatican City, Jun 8, 2017 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a last-minute meeting with Pope Francis Thursday to discuss the dire situation of...

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Thumbnail african child pic cna size Want to end child soldiers? Stop fighting, Sudanese archbishop says

Rome, Italy, Oct 29, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Paulino Luduku Loro of Jubo, South Sudan has said that when it comes to the...

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