RNS () — Before its Aug. 20 launch, officials at Al-Jazeera America emphasized that, despite its Middle Eastern roots and … Continued
RNS — Even as the world’s powers grasped for a last-minute resolution to the crisis in Syria, it remained an … Continued
SANA/Via EPA — A undated handout picture shows a church in the Maaloula village, northeast of Damascus, Syria. Fighters from … Continued
Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.
Syrian refugee children play with swings at the Bab Al-Salam refugee camp in Azaz, near the Syrian-Turkish border. (Reuters/Giath Taha) … Continued
Free Syrian Army fighters taking cover as they prepare to join an attack on a Syrian Army base in Damascus … Continued
Pope Francis’ tweet foreshadows what we can expect in regards to just war – or just peace – during his Papacy.
WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration readies for a probable military strike against Syria,Â Religion News Service asked a panel of … Continued
Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued
MOSCOW — Chechnya, the Russian republic believed to be connected to the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, has been the … Continued