Tag: war

Global forced displacement hits record high

Originally published in UNHCR Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to a new report released today by the UN Refugee Agency. The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on average 24 people were forced to flee each […]

200 Christians killed In Syria bombardments; hope remains

Originally published in BosNewsLife Christian aid workers have urged prayers after up to 200 Christians were reportedly killed in sustained bombardments of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, as the country’s civil war entered its sixth year. “Lift up in prayer the Christian community of Aleppo and all innocent civilians in […]

Ukraine is flowing with blood, say bishops, warning worse could come

Originally published in Ecumenical News Ukrainian Greek-Catholic bishops from around the world, meeting in Lviv for their annual Holy Synod, have appealed to the international community to help restore peace in Ukraine. “Ukraine is flowing with blood!” the bishops began, noting the “direct military intervention” in Ukraine by Russia, Vatican Radio reported […]