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A Syrian refugee stands next to a boy inside his tent in late September at the Faydha refugee camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley (CNS photo/Nabil Mounzer, EPA)

Tiny country has 1.5m Syrians on to of 500,000 Palestinians from previous conflicts

Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, center, visits a hospitalised victim of the twin suicide bombings in Beirut  (CNS photo/courtesy Mission of Life, Lebanon)

Forty-six people died in last week’s suicide bombings

Syrians look at a destroyed field hospital in the rebel-held area of Douma last week. Catholic leaders called for a diplomatic solution to the crisis (CNS photo/Mohammed Badra, EPA) See SYRIAC-CALL-DIPLOMACY Oct. 30, 2015.

Bishops also thanked God for release of Fr Jack Murad by ISIS earlier this month

Metropolitan Boulos, left, and Yohanna Ibrahim, kidnapped two years ago today

Greek Orthodox patriarch makes appeal for kidnapped prelates, one of them his brother

A Syrian child stands barefoot outside a tent at a camp in Lebanon  (CNS photo/Brooke Anderson)

An Assyrian Christian couple who fled to Lebanon tell their story

Displaced Iraqi Christians pray at a refugee camp in Irbil (Photo: CNS)

Sister Marie Claude says Christians who had been living comfortably are now left on the streets

An Iraqi refugee comforts her child in the safety of Kurdistan (CNS)

Christian leaders call for Muslim leaders to stand up against extremists after harrowing visit to Iraq

Iraqi refugees who have fled from the Islamic State

Christian and Yazidi refugees living in horrific conditions, clerics find

Refugees chased out of Nineveh province by Islamic State

Christian leaders meet some of the thousands of Christians who have escaped to Kurdish territory