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by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 27, 2021 / 11:00 am A group of California high school students and their families are among those Americans currently trapped in Afghanistan, and the archbishop of San Francisco is pleading for prayers for their safe return. A number of students from the Cajon

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Aug 20, 2021 / 14:58 pm An Afghan Christian refugee whose parents were killed by the Taliban in the 1990s is appealing to Pope Francis to help a Catholic family currently at the Kabul airport. “I ask please, please of both the Holy See and

by Christine Rousselle, Jose Torres Jr. Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug 19, 2021 / 10:21 am Numerous Christian aid organizations and leaders have spoken about the imminent threat to the Christian community in Afghanistan after the country fell to the Taliban. Afghanistan is over 99% Muslim, with the majority being Sunni. There

by Jose Torres Jr. Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug 17, 2021 / 13:01 pm A Jesuit priest stranded in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover of the country said the situation is “changing” and “chaotic.” “The way the situation is changing in the country, it is anyone’s imagination,” said Father Jerome Sequeira, head

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Aug 16, 2021 / 08:30 am A Catholic charitable organization working in Afghanistan said Sunday it fears for the safety of Christians in the country, and that the group may need to suspend its activities as instability increases. Caritas Italiana, a charity of the Italian