Politics & Society NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 14, 2018
As Syria's war soon enters its eighth year, the conflict is escalating in the country's north, between Turkey and the Kurds, and in the south, between Iran and Israel.
Politics & Society NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 12, 2018
In his annual "state of the world address" Jan. 8 to diplomats from more than 180 countries, Pope Francis urged countries once again to respect the status quo of Jerusalem.
Politics & Society NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceDecember 20, 2017
"The policies on asylum and deportation in Germany have become stricter in the last year, and so that's why more refugees ask for help in the churches."
Politics & Society NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJuly 10, 2017
The nuns give practical help and emotional support to scores of migrants flooding Sicily's shores. The U.N.'s International Organization for Migration said that as of July 3, more than 85,000 migrants landed in Italy this year.
Politics & Society NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJune 28, 2017
The latest survivors of the dangerous sea voyage across the Mediterranean from Libya as European Union leaders expressed alarm at the rising numbers of migrants flooding into Italy.
Faith NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceApril 03, 2017
For the patriarch, Holy Week culminating in the Easter celebration offers a fresh hope to breathe new life into prayer and reflection, reconciliation and dialogue.
Politics & Society News
People have stopped paying attention to Iraqi refugees in Jordan, and it's getting 'critical and dangerous'Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceMarch 02, 2017
"This is now the third year of displacement for the Iraqi Christians. It's very tough. Donations are becoming less, while global attention is waning."
Politics & Society NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 31, 2017
Trump's action slapped a 90-day ban on all entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries with terrorism concerns.
NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceMarch 09, 2016
Up to 40,000 people are believed to be stuck throughout Greece as border after border to northern Europe has closed along the main route through the Balkans used by more than a million people since the migratory wave began a year ago.
NewsDale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 04, 2016
King Abdullah II of Jordan has warned that his country is now at a "boiling point" as Syrians, Iraqis and others fleeing violence in the aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings still seek shelter in the cash-strapped, oil-poor kingdom.