Last Updated: Aug 29, 2014

Jerusalem priest to Israel, Palestine: Humanize one another

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 01:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Following the agreement of an indefinite ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, a key priest in Jerusalem says the only way for it to last is if both sides overcome dehumanizing prejudices of the other.

Iraqi refugees working to help each other survive

Erbil, Iraq, Aug 29, 2014 / 10:33 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians and other religious minorities who have fled areas in Iraq that have fallen under Islamic State control are now helping one another to survive as refugees, an aid worker said.

Pakistani leader talks persecuted Christians with Pope Francis

Vatican City, Aug 29, 2014 / 03:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a brief encounter with Pope Francis following his general audience yesterday, former Pakistani minister Paul Bhatti discussed persecuted Christians and invited the pontiff to visit their country.

Knights co-launch film on hope among Haiti's young amputees

New Haven, Conn., Aug 29, 2014 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Knights of Columbus partnered with Connecticut-based EVTV to produce a documentary on hope and healing of Haitian children injured in the catastrophic 2010 earthquake that rocked the country.