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Famine threat warning in South Sudan

"People are on the edge of starvation. This conflict has been devastating and very inhuman" - Mgr Roko Taban Mousa.

2014.02.16.

Vatican to host peace talks on Syria

Talks will seek greater protection for Christians and to bring about a unified government.

2013.12.31.

Church leaders appeal for peace in South Sudan

UN base in Jonglei state besieged as five days of violence leaves over 500 dead.

2013.12.20.

UN launches €4.7bn aid appeal for Syrian crisis

Talks continue over 12 nuns kidnapped on 6 December.

2013.12.17.

Bishops concerned by NI groups who reject dialogue

"Our communities cannot afford a return to conflict."

2013.12.05.

Islamists abduct 12 nuns from Syrian monastery

40 nuns the only Christians left in town following September invasion by Free Syrian Army (FSA).

2013.12.03.

Syrian nun to discuss plight of Christians with Irish TDs

One quarter of Syria’s Christian community are either out of the country or internally displaced.

2013.11.26.

Cardinal questions if global warming caused taiphoon

Special Mass for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and the war in Syria.

2013.11.18.

Cardinal relays sympathy of the Irish to the Filipino people

Mass to be offered for the people of the Philippines and Syria in Armagh on Sunday.

2013.11.16.

Syrian Archbishop appeals for help as Christians massacred

Forty-five killed in Sadad as Irish Church to hold collection in aid of Trócaire's work in Syria.

2013.11.07.

Special day of prayer for Syria at Belfast cathedral

Church of Ireland invites all to pray for peace in conflict-wracked Syria.

2013.10.09.

Appeal for orphans and nuns trapped in Syrian town

Forty people trapped for over two weeks by fierce fighting between the Syrian army and rebels.

2013.09.26.

100,000 join Pope Francis in prayer vigil for Syria

“Cry out forcefully: violence and war are never the way to peace!” Pontiff urges.

2013.09.08.

Cardinal Brady appeals for prayers for peace in Syria

Primate warns "Violence offers no hope for the future."

2013.09.07.

Pope exhorts G20 to set aside military solution for Syria

Violence never begets peace Pontiff says as he invites everyone to pray and fast for Syria.

2013.09.06.

“War, never again” pleads Pope Francis

Pontiff condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

2013.09.02.

Pope and King agree dialogue the “only option” for Syria

Church leaders oppose intervention as British Govt motion on military action defeated.

2013.08.30.

Pope calls for peace solution to end Syria’s woes

8.4m people in urgent need of humanitarian aid according to Trócaire.

2013.08.27.

Appeal by new Trócaire director over Syrian refugees

Refugee crisis similar in scale to Rwandan crisis of 1994.

2013.07.26.

Irish Nobel laureate hopeful of Vatican statement on Syria

Mairead Corrigan Maguire discusses conflict with Vatican officials.

2013.07.25.
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