War & Peace

A Lebanese woman lights a candle in front of a portrait of Italian Jesuit priest, Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, at the St. Joseph Church in Beirut, Lebanon, in July 2015. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
“My appeal is not to forget about Syria,” said Immacolata Dall’Oglio, sister of the Rev. Paolo Dall’Oglio, who went missing in Syria on July 29, 2013.
In this file photo, Pope Francis speaks to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Angelus last week, on July 19. (CNS photo/IPA-Sipa USA via Reuters) 
Gerard O’Connell July 26, 2020
After reciting the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square, the pope praised a cease-fire accord in Ukraine and asked young people not to leave the elderly “by themselves” during the pandemic.
A Vatican task force considering the issues concerning the world today is urging an end to arms production in favor of tackling the problems of human health, peace and security.
Prelates lead a protest in Abuja, Nigeria, over unending killings of Nigerians March 1, 2020. Nigerian bishops called on the international community to help the West African country in its fight against ethnic insecurity and terrorist groups such as Boko Haram. (CNS photo/Afolabi Sotunde, Reuters)
Kevin Clarke July 02, 2020
Increasingly brutal attacks on Christian villages have been explained as the result of conflict over diminishing resources.
Gerard O’Connell July 02, 2020
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has appealed to Christians and all people of faith “to pray for Hong Kong” following the imposition by China of a new national security law.
John F. Kennedy July 02, 2020
John F. Kennedy wrote for America on the brewing crisis between France and Algeria in 1957. Algeria gained independence from France in July 1962.