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Providing child-friendly spaces for Syrian refugee children in Turkey

Providing child-friendly spaces for Syrian refugee children in Turkey

More than one million children have fled Syria as refugees. Children who used to feel safe in their homes and schools have lost everything. Some have been injured, others have seen their parents killed or arrested. Most have heard planes circling, tanks rolling by, and machine-guns going off.

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Why I’ll be praying and fasting on Saturday for peace in Syria

Why I’ll be praying and fasting on Saturday for peace in Syria

In June, I visited Lebanon to see the work of Caritas with Syrian refugees. We went up to the Bekaa Valley, which runs along the border with Syria. It’s a wide, green valley, dotted with towns and farms. It’s a beautiful place, even now.

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Urgent call for action: protect Syrian people from more slaughter

Caritas has been responding to the needs of Syrians since the first days of the crisis in March 2011, supporting both those inside the country and refugees throughout the region. Caritas has helped more than 100,000 people in need, without discrimination. However, this is only a temporary remedy. There cannot be an end to the ...

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