Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 06:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church called for peace amid escalating conflict with pro-Russian separatists, stating that the Church there is facing increased persecution as fighting goes on.
Yangon, Myanmar, Aug 30, 2014 / 08:53 am (EWTN News/CNA).-
Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new musical endeavor.
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.
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.