Skip to content Skip to navigation

Social:

RSS:

Vatican Radio

The voice of the Pope and the Church in dialogue with the World

language:

ISIS

 Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen after care home massacre

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen after care home massacre

Indian priest abducted from Yemen pleads for help

27/12/2016 10:57

The Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia, in a statement issued on Tuesday, speaks of their continual efforts to secure Fr. Tom’s release as well as the numerous appeals for prayers for Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil

 

Members of a family holding a white flag walk away from soldiers of the Iraqi Special Forces' 2nd division pushing through the Arbagiah neighbourhood

Members of a family holding a white flag walk away from soldiers of the Iraqi Special Forces' 2nd division pushing through the Arbagiah neighbourhood of Mosul as they make their way to their house in the Samah area on November 12, 2016. Elite Iraqi forces were engaged in.

Humanitarian agencies call for protection of civilians in Mosul

15/11/2016 10:20

Innocent civilians in the embattled city of Mosul are being caught in the crossfire and isolated from the outside world. The Norwegian Refugee Council is calling for greater protection of civilians trapped inside of Mosul.

Pope Francis meets refugee families at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis meets refugee families at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope's concern for immigrants in 'La Repubblica' interview

11/11/2016 11:25

In an interview with the Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica, Pope Francis says he won't judge the newly elected U.S. leader Donald Trump but stresses that his main concern, at this moment of political upheaval, is for the suffering of refugees and immigrants. 

Fr. Albert Pandiangan‎ lightly wounded in a terrorist attack on his Church in Medan, Indonesia, Aug. 28, 2016.

Fr. Albert Pandiangan‎ lightly wounded in a terrorist attack on his Church in Medan, Indonesia, Aug. 28, 2016.

Failed terrorist attempt on Indonesian Catholic Church

29/08/2016 11:44

The explosive of a suicide bomber failed to detonate in a packed Catholic church in western Indonesia.

 

Yazidis gather at  their holy site of Lalish, north of Mosul, Iraq.

Yazidis gather at their holy site of Lalish, north of Mosul, Iraq.

UN Syria panel: IS committing genocide against Yazidis ‎

17/06/2016 17:22

According to report by the  Commission of Inquiry on Syria, the Islamic State group is committing genocide, crimes against humanity and other war crimes against the Yazidi community in Iraq and Syria.

 

Iraqi Christians attend a weekly prayer at the Ashti camp in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Iraqi Christians, who fled the violence in the northern city of Mosul after militants of the so-called Islamic State took control of the area, attend a weekly prayer at the Ashti camp in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Pope Francis: Do not forget persecution of Iraqi Christians

23/03/2016 15:00

Pope Francis has called on people to “not forget the tragedy of persecution” in a letter sent Iraq Christians in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan.

 

Pope Francis appealed for the unanimous condemnation of terrorist after the attacks in Brussels which killed over 30 people.

Pope Francis appealed for the unanimous condemnation of terrorist after the attacks in Brussels which killed over 30 people.

Pope Francis appeals for condemnation of terrorism

23/03/2016 11:10

Pope Francis on Wednesday said it was with an “aching heart” that he followed the news of the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday which killed at least 34 people and injured hundreds of others.

 

ISIS