Catholic Herald logo
People who fled ISIS strongholds of Hawija and Mosul receive aid at a camp for displaced people (CNS)

Aid workers say the assault on the city is ‘just the first of several phases’ paving the way for Christians to return to their homeland

Police officers walk to the crime scene near the River Main, where a 17-year-old man from Afghanistan was shot  (AP)

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee injured four people on a train in the German city

Iraqi refugees who fled from Tikrit and other towns after the advance of ISIS pictured at a camp for displaced Iraqis outside Baghdad last year (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

A new report says ISIS is guilty of committing war crimes and ‘possibly genocide’ against the people of Iraq

People gather around the ruins of the burned Bama Market in Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNS)

Aid to the Church in Need say 5,000 Catholics have been killed in one diocese alone

A Syrian girl looks out from a UNICEF tent in an informal settlement near Amman, Jordan (CNS)

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said that young people in the region are suffering ‘the brutal consequences of war’

A young Kurdish refugee from Kobane, the Syrian town attacked by ISIS (CNS)

More than 100 representatives sign open letter that quotes from the Quran

David Haines, the British aid worker killed by ISIS

30 countries pledge to combat ISIS “by all means necessary”

President Obama at the White House last night Below: A video of his address

US president lays out strategy for combating ISIS advance

Russell Brand

The dangerous ignorance of Russell Brand

He is participating in a narrative that sends young British Muslims to die needlessly on the side of evil

A woman who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar sits with a child inside a tent at a camp in Syria's northern town of Qamishli (CNS)

‘We can’t ignore our solidarity with brothers and sisters of our faith,’ says Cardinal Wuerl