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St. Nicholas' home country nearly bans Christmas carols Watch

Image of There will be no Christmas caroling in Turkey this year.

St. Nicholas spread good will and surprise gifts of food, gold and kind gestures in what is now known as Turkey - so why is one school ... continue reading

Muslim man honors Baghdad's Christians with amazing peace offering Watch

Image of Yassir Saad purchased Baghdad's tallest  Christmas tree.

Since 2003, Iraq's Christians have been needlessly persecuted and brought to the brink of extinction. In an attempt to show solidarity, one ... continue reading

Seven-year-old girl used as a suicide bomber by ISIS starts a disturbing new trend Watch

Image of ISIS has started to use children for their operations.

A little girl, age 7, had blown herself up in an apparent suicide attack on a Syrian police station in Damascus. It is believed ISIS sent ... continue reading

Censorship's BIG comeback: Journalism crackdowns in Turkey, USA are causing surge of fake news and gossip Watch

Image of Journalists in Turkey protest against the imprisonment of their colleagues.

It takes an extraordinary courage to be a journalist. At least 259 journalists are in jail worldwide, the number rocketing as Turkey cracks ... continue reading

7-year-old Syrian girl, made famous with heartbreaking Twitter posts, is finally evacuated from Aleppo Watch

Image of Bana was evacuated from Aleppo.

Bana Alabed and her journalist mother Fatemah Alabed joined forces to show the world an inside view of their war-torn city. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading

Starving children FINALLY evacuated from eastern Aleppo - Hospitals empty as civilians are transported to safety Watch

Image of Over 4,000 citizens will be evacuated from rebel-held districts in Aleppo.

Thousands of innocent, wounded and starving civilians have been evacuated from rebel-held eastern Aleppo. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) ... continue reading

Terrorists responsible for St. Mark's Cathedral attack finally named Watch

Image of ISIS accepts responsibility for the bomb that killed 25 parishioners in a Cairo cathedral.

When St. Mark's Cathedral was attacked, 25 people - primarily women and children - were killed. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - At ... continue reading

'Forgotten crisis' leaves 10 million in danger of starvation WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGES Watch

Image of There is a frightening rise in malnourished babies.

A major appeal for help was launched Tuesday morning on TV and radio by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to send aid to the people ... continue reading

Pope Francis sends urgent message to Bashir al-Assad -- Please heed this urgent call to prayer Watch

Image of Wounded civilians in Aleppo seek refuge as Syrian troops retake the last rebel-held district.

The Papal Nuncio, Cardinal Mario Zenari has delivered a letter to Syrian President, Bashir al-Assad. The letter asks Assad to respect the ... continue reading

The moment a Russian 'terminator' robot end the career of an ISIS general Watch

Image of The Russian terminator robot, shown here during an exercise, is designed for counter-terrorism operations.

Check out this video of Russian forces ending the career of an ISIS leader. Soldiers suppress the occupants of the building before ... continue reading

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