National / International News

National / International News

Will the U.S. take action to protect the victims of genocide by the Islamic State?

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — Now that the U.S. has declared that the Islamic State is waging genocide against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, what will be done to help the victims move forward?

From nightmare to dream: Syrian refugees thank pope for safety

ROME (CNS) — After less than 48 hours in Rome, "dream" is the word used most often by the six Syrian adults Pope Francis brought back to Italy with him from a refugee camp in Greece.

Pope, Orthodox leaders listen to cries of refugees, urge help

MYTILENE, Greece (CNS) — Although their speeches were punctuated with policy appeals, Pope Francis and Orthodox leaders focused their visit to the island of Lesbos on the faces, stories, and drawings of refugees.