Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., is the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

FAR FROM HOME. A Syrian girl in Turkey awaits a transport to a refugee camp.
Archbishop Joseph E. KurtzJune 10, 2015
From the Middle East, the very cradle of Christianity, come daily headlines that make us want to recoil in disbelief. They accompany images of ghastly beheadings, families torn apart, innocent bystanders mercilessly gunned down and homes torched for no other reason than the faith of their residents.