Conflict

October 12, 2011

Pope Prays for Egyptian Christians After Cairo Violence

At his Oct. 12 audience, Benedict expressed sorrow over incident that left dozens dead and hundreds injured: 'I join in the sorrow of the families of the victims and the entire Egyptian people, torn by attempts to undermine the peaceful coexistence between its communities, which is rather essential to preserve, especially in this time of transition.'

March 22, 2011

What the Vatican Thinks About Libya

As the Pope prays for peace, diplomatic sources size up the increasingly complex situation.