Arab world

Syriac-Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan has said that the number of youth wanting to leave the Middle East is a major concern, and stressed that if local Christians are going to stay,...
At the conclusion session of the symposium that convened in Cairo on February 22-23 of the Joint Committee of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue and the Pontifical Council for inter-Religious Dialogue,...
The Joint Committee of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue and the Pontifical Council for inter-Religious Dialogue held a symposium at Al Azhar University in Cairo on February 22-23 titled, "The Role of Al...
The Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts, Ibrahim Isaac Sedrak, has been interviewed by Federico Cenci. In this interview, he describes the situation being lived in Egypt after the recent attacks...
President of the Pontifical Council For Interreligious Dialogue Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran and Deputy Chair Al Azhar Dr. Abbas Shuman opened at Al Azhar University in Cairo on Wednesday, February 22...
Friends and staff of a leading Catholic charity’s UK office are running the Fitbit Semi de Paris this March, joining European and Latin American colleagues, raising funds for persecuted Christians in...
Marine Le Pen is in Lebanon to present her "recipe" to save Middle Eastern Christian communities whose condition has become more and more ground to geopolitical operations. A strategy in which also...
Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako In light of the year dedicated for peace that I announced in early 2017, I would like to call on all daughters and sons of the Chaldean Church every where to devote their...
There are about three million people without heathcare in war-torn Syria, and the papal envoy to the country has launched a project to help some of them. Cardinal Mario Zenari launched the Open...
Vital help for Syrian mothers and children forced to flee violent extremism is one of nearly 100 new projects announced this month by the UK office of Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need. The...
The number of faithful in Syria’s ancient city has fallen from 250,000 to 30,000. Now the war is over, how many of those can be persuaded to stay? Standing in the square and closing my eyes tight...
Humanitarian aid workers in Syria and Lebanon are exhausted, said Helene Tremblay-Boyko, who recently travelled to the region. It’s not the kind of exhaustion a person feels at the end of a long day...
Any U.S. policy that would prioritize the resettlement of Christian refugees from Iraq and Syria might help the Islamic State accomplish its goal of pushing historic Christian communities out of...
Mr. Ryan Salem who appeared on Wednesday, February 15, in a television program to assert that Iraqi Christians are also present in Mosul to fight and take revenge on Sunni Muslims, "has nothing to do...
The war keeps pilgrims out of Syria and the chapel of St. Paul's Memorial in Damascus remains deserted. “Syria has always been a mosaic of cultures and we will not allow war to destroy that,"...
Msgr. Mounir Khairallah, Maronite bishop of Batroun announced on Wednesday, February 1, that the year 2017 will be celebrated by the Maronite Church as "the year of martyrdom and martyrs." The...
Archbishop Bashar Warda is the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Erbil in Iraq, and has long been an outspoken voice on behalf of Middle East Christianity. He recently spoke to Crux from Erbil about...
Heeding the many recent calls by the Chaldean Patriarch Mar Raphael Louis Sako, the first Iraqi Christian family went home on Monday, January , to the town of Teleskuf, in the Nineveh Plain. This is...
Conveying Pope Francis’s closeness to the Syrian people, a Vatican delegation has visited Aleppo following the end of the hostilities that left thousands dead and the city in ruins. Mgr Giampietro...
The decree that has been signed by President Donald Trump to block entry to the US travelers to seven countries with an Islamic majority is not in favor of Christians. On the contrary, it further...