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“Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me” (Matthew 25:40) Amid the political, economic and health crises facing Lebanon, Beirut was devastated by a terrible...
Following is the text of the statement issues on August 20, 2020 by the Middle East Council of Churches to the Churches of the World and to Its Partners pledging support to the devastated city of...
The return of Christians to Iraq, aid for the repatriation of those who emigrated to Lebanon and were also affected by the tragic 4 August explosion, citizenship as a common basis for coexistence,...
Sunlight streamed through the damaged rotunda roof of Mar Mikhael Maronite Catholic Church, damaged when a massive explosion in the port ripped through the city. Baby Simon’s parents readied him for...
The international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN International) has been working for decades with numerous different project partners within...
The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) has issued an appeal in response to the large explosion that took 137 lives, with many people still missing. “Hundreds of buildings including grain silos...
In his greetings following the Angelus on Sunday, August 16, Pope Francis said he was continuing to pray for Lebanon, and remembered in prayer “the many other situations in the world that are causing...
"Oh God, save Iraq and the Iraqis from wars, violence, persecution and all forms of viruses so that they can emerge out of these crises healthier and stronger. Amen" Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-...
On August 4, at around 6:09pm, a warehouse at the Beirut Port containing large quantities of ammonium nitrate exploded. After an initial explosion, a subsequent blast caused widespread damage, with...
In his Sunday homily, August 16, Cardinal Rai attacked a "political class" that only wants to save itself. An emergency executive is useless if it is not the reflection of a "true unity"....
In the last few days, Episcopates of different parts of the world have expressed their closeness and solidarity with Lebanon and the local Church, in the wake the fatal explosions in Beirut last...
To show its solidarity with the Lebanese people, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), in collaboration with Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) and Caritas Lebanon, will reach out to local...
We hear from time to time someone announces that all Iraqi Christians are Assyrians, or Chaldeans, or Syriacs, or Arameans. This kind of assumption is not logic and not accurate at all! There should...
The Iraqi prime minister has called on Christians to return home to Iraq after the defeat of the so-called Islamic State. The Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) reported that the Iraqi Prime...
At least 16 organizations, including Catholic Relief Services, Caritas International and Aid to the Church in Need, have responded. Following the explosion that killed more than 200 people in Beirut...
Christians in Beirut have responded with defiance amid reports that groups seeking to profit from last week's explosion are trying to persuade them to sell up and leave. After latest estimates...
Church bells and the Muslim call to prayer sounded August 11 to mark a minute of silence for those who perished in the explosion devastating much of Beirut and its port a week earlier. The port,...
Thousands of young Christian volunteers are on the ground in Beirut delivering emerging help, as Lebanon reels from the explosion that ripped through the heart of the capital on August 4. With...
Faithful gather inside the Shrine Church of St. Charbel at the St. Maron Monastery in Annaya, Lebanon. (photo: Sarah Hunter) As noted on Tuesday, the fortunes of the Maronites are often tied to those...
“On behalf of all the Bishops of the European Union, I share the drama and sadness of the people of Beirut following the horrific and deadly explosions in the port of the capital of Lebanon”, the...