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Thousands of homeless Syrian refugees are helped in Lebanon

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With donations provided by Scottish Catholics, the charity is providing aid to destitute Syrians who fled the civil war in their home country. (Photo: Syrian Refugees, NYTimes) “Generous Catholics are helping SCIAF provide crucial, life-saving aid to thousands of desperate Syrian refugees who are now homeless and hungry in Lebanon. Thanks to donations from the Scottish faithful, the Scottish Catholic International ... Read More »

Christians are the world’s most persecuted group


Although the persecution of Christians is widespread—Nigeria is where most are actually being killed, North Korea is the most repressive, China represses the largest number—the Pledge of Solidarity focuses on the Middle East and specifically on Syria, Iraq, and Egypt, The Weekly Standard reports. These are countries where the situation has deteriorated rapidly to the point where Christian communities—along with ... Read More »