A Vancouver refugee family from Gaza is working to bring family members to Canada. Amal Khames is a Muslim who worked in Gaza with the Missionaries of Charity. The sisters in Vancouver are trying to connect the family to local resources. (Photos submitted)

Muslim family who worked in Gaza with Mother Teresa’s sisters now long for safety in Canada

By James Risdon Amal Khames illustrates the complex religious and cultural reality of the war-torn Holy Land. A Muslim woman, she worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in the Gaza Strip. Now, she is trying to rebuild her life in Port Coquitlam while helping her sisters, who remain stranded in Egypt after fleeing the...

Caritas staff work with children who have been left homeless by the war in Gaza. (Photo by Majdi Jildeh/Caritas media officer)

Catholic aid becomes critical as Gaza crisis deepens

Staring death, destruction and starvation in the face on a daily basis, Christians in Gaza are staying steadfast to their commitment to love and serve, sharing ever-dwindling resources with their Muslim neighbours, report employees of two Catholic charities active in the Middle East. “For example, the Christians sheltering in the Latin compound have decided to...

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