ROME — As agencies meet at the Vatican to discuss the Syria crisis, the head of Catholic Relief Services said that the Church cannot forget those who suffer and must advocate for peace as well as provide aid.
“The situation around Syria has not gotten better. There is no end in sight at this point,” Carolyn Woo, CEO and president of the U.S.-based Catholic Relief Services, told CNA in Rome May 30.
She said the conflict has affected more than 9 million people, including 5.5 million children. About half of those affected are internally displaced, and 2 million-plus are now refugees.
“Many of them are living in camps. Just imagine those situations,” Woo said. “Think of all the areas of...READ MORE