Politics & Society News
Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceAugust 04, 2020
At least 50 people were killed and 2,700 injured. Catholic and other humanitarian agencies warn it could push the country into an even bigger catastrophe.
Politics & Society News
Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJune 19, 2020
"Yemen is desperate for peace," Lise Grande, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, said of the world's worst humanitarian crisis in which 24 million people have no choice but to depend on international aid.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJune 11, 2020
The independent, bipartisan U.S. federal government commission said it aims to defend the universal right to freedom of religion abroad and makes policy recommendations to the U.S. administration.
Faith News
Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceApril 29, 2020
Before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, Christians numbered around 1.5 million, but sectarian attacks on churches in Baghdad and other areas soon followed, and the population either headed north or left the country altogether.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceApril 27, 2020
People are concerned that Syria will be further undermined not only by terrorism, humanitarian stresses, and lack of freedom but by the coronavirus pandemic as well.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceMarch 11, 2020
Most of the coronavirus cases in Lebanon are being treated at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 19, 2020
Michelle Bachelet, the U.N. human rights chief, called on Syria and its allies to permit safe humanitarian corridors to be set up in the conflict areas.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceOctober 28, 2019
People in northeastern Syria say despite Erdogan's reassurances, the Turkish military and its allied Syrian armed groups are persecuting religious minorities.
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Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceOctober 15, 2019
The Catholic aid agency Caritas Syria is working around the clock to aid those displaced by Turkish bombing and shelling.
Faith News
Dale Gavlak - Catholic News ServiceJuly 19, 2019
Military Council member Aram Hanna told Kurdistan 24 TV that he hopes a U.S.-led coalition would protect northeast Syria because Islamic State "sleeper cells still pose a threat."