The fate of some 120,000 displaced Iraqi Christians is being held hostage by uncertainty.
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Iraqi refugee women who fled Islamic State group violence in their homeland have appealed to Pope Francis for help, sending a hand-sewn chasuble and imploring him to pray for peace.
United Methodists, voting at their General Conference, have called on their church's mission agency to withdraw from the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
Relations between Christians and Muslims in places where refugees of both faiths have landed -- in countries like Lebanon and Jordan -- are frayed.
NCR Today: In a television interview, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said he could understand Austria's decision to close its borders.
Faith and Justice: All who suffer persecution deserve our compassion. Singling out one group for special treatment is not consistent with either our American or Christian values.
The Field Hospital: An Oregon parish donated more than $2,500 in cash and more than 450 items in the spring in order to host the refugee family.
Preview: The Archdiocese of Houston, the fifth-largest in the US, offers a variety of programs to help immigrants shift their focus from physical survival to their economic and emotional well-being.
The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed an official complaint to Israeli police against the leader of a radical movement over remarks that encourage church burnings.