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US completes withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan after 20-year war

Celebratory gunfire rang out in Kabul after completion of the US pullout that ended America's longest war

Missionaries of Charity nuns, 14 children arrive in Rome from Kabul

The children, aged between six to 20 years old, were residents of an orphanage founded in 2006 by the Missionaries of Charity in Kabul

US on alert for more ISIS attacks after 85 killed in...

British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said the threat of attacks would increase as Western troops got closer to completing the huge airlift

The loss of life in a twenty-year war

How could a mostly unpaid guerrilla band of fighters defeat the greatest, most powerful sophisticated well-paid army in the world?

Desperate Afghan Christians turned away at airport, aid groups say

Looming over the deepening humanitarian crisis is a deadline of Friday for civilian evacuation operations at the Kabul airport

Afghan refugees deserve welcome, Australian and Irish bishops urge governments

Church leaders warn that Afghan refugees are at risk of persecution because they oppose the Taliban or the Taliban opposes their way of life

An Afghan appeals to Pope Francis: Save a Catholic family stuck...

Afghanistan’s Christian community is comprised mostly of converts from Islam and is the country’s largest religious minority group

Aid to the Church in Need raises concern for human rights...

Aid to the Church in Need warned that religious freedom "will be particularly under threat" under the Taliban

Philippine bishop welcomes proposal to accept refugees from Afghanistan

"To accept refugees is very humane and compassionate act, which is so inspiring, salvific, and very biblical," said Bishop Ruperto Santos

It’s perfectly fine to sympathize with the Afghan people, but…

The Afghan people and Filipinos today share one thing in common: both find themselves at a crossroads. Both must decide their people’s fate.

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