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Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch John X Yazigi voiced appreciation to Syria's command, people and army for the release of Maalula nuns and for giving a positive image of the country which "rebuffs...
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Pope Francis has confirmed the top leadership of the Congregation for Eastern Churches and named among its new members Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., president of the US Conference of...
"We aspire for a fresh rebound in Lebanese politics based on patriotic constants," Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, stated at the annual event of St. Maroun's parish in the Vatican yesterday. Rai who...
Pope Francis has appealed for peace in Syria, offering prayers for leaders and policy experts gathering in Switzerland for a conference aimed at working toward a resolution of the Syrian civil war...
The patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church said that the release of a dozen kidnapped Syrian nuns appeared imminent until recently. In December, Syrian rebel forces abducted the nuns from the...
A group of nuns from the historic Christian-majority town of Maalula in Syria appeared in a new video broadcast by the Qatar-based satellite news channel Al-Jazeera on Sunday. The women are...
Fifty years ago on January4, 1964, Paul VI's visit to the Holy Land began, and then concluded on the evening of the Epiphany with the embrace and lights of one million Romans' enthusiastic and...
Pope Francis has received the credentials of the new Arab Republic of Egypt ambassador to the Holy See, Wafaa Ashraf Bassim. Mrs. Bassim was born in 1955, is married and has three children. She...
Wounded, destitute and sick people in Aleppo, one of the cities worst affected by the conflict in Syria, are to receive emergency aid from an international Catholic charity amid worsening reports of...