A new study categorizes what kinds of responses emerge when Christians around the world are persecuted, noting that, most often, Christians choose a strategy of survival.
Distinctly Catholic: The test of political leadership is not the capacity to feel, but the capacity to decide what to do about the horror.
We say: What is needed is something the United States has not had for a very long time: a coherent plan of action for the Middle East.
The Peace Pulpit: Jesus comes into Jerusalem not as a warrior king, but as a humble servant riding on a donkey. If we can fully grasp what Jesus is telling us, it will begin to change our attitude, our way of acting.
Applying the just-war theory in Syria's conflict is difficult because the warring factions are within one country rather than among two or more nation states.
The number of countries with “high levels” of restrictions on religion due to government policies or actions of people increased in 2015, reversing a downward trend, according to a new study.
Statement: President Donald Trump’s decision to launch missile attacks on Syria in retaliation for the use of chemical weapons is an act of aggression that violates international law and adds to the crushing hardship of the Syrian people. The solution to war is not more war.
Two prominent Catholic leaders in Syria criticized the U.S. missile strikes against their nation, wondering why they occurred before investigations into the origins of the chemical attacks reported April 4.
Western countries, including the United States, blamed Assad's armed forces for the worst chemical attack in Syria for more than four years.
Pope Francis strongly condemned a shocking chemical attack in Syria that left some 70 people, including at least 10 children, dead.