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A woman walks with a child amid rubble at Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood in Aleppo, Syria

A woman walks with a child amid rubble at Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood in Aleppo, Syria

ACN announces projects to aid Christian families in Syria

19/07/2017 10:49

As the conflict in Syria continues the Catholic Charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced 32 projects to support thousands of suffering Christian families.

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Red Cross Director: 'Christians, minorities need protection in Middle East'

27/06/2017 15:00

Christians and minorities in conflict areas of the Middle East are in need of protection, since religious communities are no longer able to live together in peace, according to the Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Yves Daccord

The Holy See has lamented the current situation in the Middle East to the UN Security Council (pictured above)

The Holy See has lamented the current situation in the Middle East to the UN Security Council (pictured above)

Holy See ‘deeply concerned’ over Middle East situation

21/04/2017 15:19

Archbishop Bernardito Auza has expressed the Holy See's deep concern over the current situation in the Middle East and reiterated its support for a two-state solution in Palestine in remarks to the UN Security Council

 

Pope Francis meets Lebanese President Michel Aoun and his wife, Nadia, at a private audience in the Vatican on Thursday

Pope Francis meets Lebanese President Michel Aoun and his wife, Nadia, at a private audience in the Vatican on Thursday

Pope Francis holds private audience with President of Lebanon

16/03/2017 13:30

Pope Francis held a private audience on Thursday with Mr. Michel Aoun, President of the Republic of Lebanon, and his wife, Nadia.

 

A general scene of severely damaged areas of Umayyad Mosque in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria,

A general scene of severely damaged areas of Umayyad Mosque in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria

Calls for world leaders to act on conflict in Syria

16/03/2017 11:07

Within Syria the charity Christian Aid is supporting partners provide hot meals to people recently displaced by the bombing of towns north east of the capital Damascus. They are calling on world leaders to act now and bring to an end the suffering of the people there.

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience

Pope: ‘Hypocritical love is worse than hate’

15/03/2017 15:17

Pope Francis had special greetings and prayers for the people of Syria, Lebanon, and the Middle East at his General Audience on Wednesday, saying hypocritical love is worse than hate.

 

Franciscan Fr. Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Latin rite St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Aleppo

Franciscan Fr. Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Latin rite St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Aleppo, says Pope Francis' donation to be used to help young Syrian families

Pastor of Aleppo: ‘Pope’s donation to help young Syrian families’

15/03/2017 11:43

Franciscan Fr. Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Latin rite St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Aleppo, says a recent donation from Pope Francis and the Roman Curia of €100,000 will go to couples and young families in need.