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13 Mar 2018 – BHOPAL, India (CNS) — Suspected Hindu extremists demolished the wall of a Catholic mission hospital and manhandled staff, including nuns, in the latest incident in Madhya Pradesh state, considered a hotbed of anti-Christian violence in central India.  Read more...
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12 Mar 2018 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Christian activists warn that 1 million Syrian civilians will face certain slaughter in northwestern Afrin, where they allege Turkey and its militant allies have already carried out “war crimes” and “ethnic cleansing.”  Read more...
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09 Mar 2018 – “Abducted in Iraq: A Priest in Baghdad” by Saad Sirop Hanna, with Edward S. Aris. University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, Indiana, 2017). 169 pp., $25.  Read more...
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08 Mar 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In light of this year’s Synod of Bishops on young people, Pope Francis has asked that the Way of the Cross meditations be written by a group of students.  Read more...
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08 Mar 2018 – OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — From a town of just over 900 people, a Knights of Columbus council and its 162 members hope to have a big impact halfway around the world.  Read more...
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07 Mar 2018 – COCHIN, India (CNS) — The top court in southern India’s Kerala state has asked police to investigate allegations of breach of trust involving Cardinal George Alencherry.  Read more...
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07 Mar 2018 – NEW YORK (CNS) — Four in 10 U.S. Catholics say that half or more of religiously based attacks around the world are directed at Christians and believe Christian persecution is “extremely severe” in North Korea, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Pakistan.  Read more...
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02 Mar 2018 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — Sister Josephine Amala Valarmathi was not surprised when she got a telephone call around midnight in the last week of October 2016. On the other end was a fisherman who goes by the name Veerghese.  Read more...


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