Quake worsens problems for Syrian Christians

Members of the Syrian army talking to a Franciscan priest from the Franciscan convent in the Syrian port city of Lattakia outside collapsed homes after the earthquake. Photo courtesy Aid to the Church in Need

Reading Time: 4 minutes The once-thriving Christian communities had already been greatly reduced by the Islamic State campaign against them

Religious Sisters labour to comfort those displaced by war in Ukraine

The Sisters of St. Joseph in Kharkiv have been active in caring for physical and spiritual needs of children and adults displaced by the war in Ukraine. Photo courtesy Sr. Raphaela Hodiy

Reading Time: 5 minutes Religious Sisters of various congregations are active in humanitarian work in their monasteries and beyond