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Conflict Pope Francis

Pope distressed over missile strikes on children’s hospital, school

Pope Francis has expressed “great sorrow” at the news about attacks on two medical centres in Kyiv, including the largest Ukrainian children’s hospital, as well as a school in Gaza. Source: Vatican News.

Conflict Middle East

At least four killed in raid on Catholic school in Gaza

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem has strongly condemned a raid launched by Israeli forces against its Holy Family School in Gaza City on Sunday morning which reportedly killed at least four people. Source: Vatican News.

Conflict Pope Francis

Pope says humanity on brink of the abyss and calls for global ceasefire

Pope Francis says today’s wars and conflicts have put humanity on the brink of the abyss and has called for a global ceasefire. Source: CNS.

Conflict Holy Land

Caritas worker and family killed in Gaza air strike

Caritas Australia is mourning the loss of another colleague from the Caritas Network who was killed in a bombing in Gaza.

Conflict Middle East

Gaza church destroyed in airstrike, 17 killed

A Caritas staff member and her family were among at least 17 people killed in an airstrike on a church compound in Gaza on Thursday night. Source: The Tablet.

Conflict Middle East Pope Francis

Pope and Jerusalem patriarch call for end to violence in Israel and Palestine

Pope Francis and the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem have responded to the sudden outbreak of conflict in Israel and Palestine over the weekend. Source: CNA.

Conflict Pope Francis

‘Silence the weapons’: Pope appeals for peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

One day after Azerbaijan launched a new military operation against the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Pope Francis made a public appeal for both sides to “silence the weapons”. Source: CNA.