Chaldean leaders pleased that U.S. aid helps Iraqi religious minorities

A Chaldean Catholic archbishop in Iraq is "delighted" that the United States Agency for International Development is helping Iraq's religious minorities rebuild their lives after attacks by militants.

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen worsens, Catholic aid agency says

The Saudi-led coalition's assault on Hodeida, Yemen's main port city, will have a "catastrophic impact" on the ability of relief groups to get food, medicine and other aid to vulnerable Yemeni families in urgent need of assistance, a Catholic aid agency warned.

Iraqi Christians see need for government free of sectarianism

In the aftermath of Iraq's elections, Christians want to see a government formed that is free from the sectarianism that has torn apart the country, and they want Iran's influence to diminish. Both issues have played a huge role in politics since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. 

Caritas Syria: Air strikes reopened wounds, but agency still able to help

Caritas Syria said the recent massive missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France, intended to weaken Syria's chemical weapons capability, have not hindered its assistance to the country.