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Bishop Paul Hinder has no doubt: “Whether it is Christians among Muslim or Muslims among Christians, we have to learn to live in harmony with one another,” he says, looking forward to the Pope...
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The founder of a charity for persecuted Christians says the beleaguered populace needs more political representation and aid as a Shiite group try to force them out of their ancient lands. ISIS may...
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“A day of celebration" for the Iraqi Church and for the whole country and a confirmation of "the dynamism and vitality" of the Christian community, capable of "facing and overcoming the thousand...
Syrian President Bashar al Assad has pledged to rebuild with state funding the church-sanctuary of the Armenian martyrs located in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, which was devastated by the...
St. Charbel Makhlouf is known in Lebanon for the miraculous healings of those who visit his tomb to seek his intercession – both Christians and Muslims. “St. Charbel has no geographic or confessional...
It has been a year since Baghdad declared Daesh's defeat in northern Iraq. But the thousands of Christians who fled their homelands in the district of Hamdaneyah, 32km southeast of Mosul, say they'...
Growing numbers of Christians in North America and Europe are joining Christians in Syria’s northeast in expressing concern for the future of religious minorities and Kurds in that region should the...
The inauguration of the new Cathedral of the Nativity "was a great event for all Egyptians, Christians and Muslims", who gathered around the Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II and the President of the...
Up to 300 Syrian university students in war-torn Homs are now able to continue their courses, thanks to help from a leading Catholic charity. “It is a big help to our families, since we barely have...
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