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Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bishara Raï has inaugurated the Church of St. John the Evangelist, within the convent of St. Savior of the Lebanese Missionary order (Oml-Ghosta-Kesrouan). The ceremony...
The Coptic Orthodox Church's official spokesperson says that Egypt's new Nativity of the Christ Church, the largest in the Middle East, will officially open on 6 January, where Coptic Christmas Mass...
Conditions are not right for Pope Francis to visit Iraq, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said Wednesday, January 2. "For a Pope trip to Iraq there must be that minimum of...
Dozens of Christians and Muslims have been gathering together in Baghdad to protest at the threatened demolition of a Chaldean church. The Chaldean Catholic Church of Divine Wisdom, in the district...
Cardinal Louis Raphaël I Sako, patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans and head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, has sent a 2019 New Year Eve message stating that coexistence in peace and mutual...
Even though there are 120,000 tickets available for Pope Francis’ forthcoming Mass in the United Arab Emirates, demand is set to far outstrip supply. The Catholic Church has released details of how...