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Lebanese were reeling after a massive explosion at Beirut’s port destroyed homes, businesses and livelihoods across the capital, and Catholic leaders immediately took action and called for...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols' has written the following letter to Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi in the wake of the massive explosions that devastated a large area of Beirut on Wednesday,...
In the wake of a tragic explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, the World Council of Churches (WCC) sent condolences and called for prayers for those who lost loves ones, for the injured, and for the ongoing...
At the weekly General Audience, August 5, Pope Francis prayed for victims in the aftermath of the massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, which killed dozens and caused serious destruction...
Hospitals in the Lebanese capital are overwhelmed with those suffering injuries from a massive explosion in Beirut's port, causing widespread damage the city and rocking the tiny Mediterranean nation...
Only 45 per cent of the original Christian community has returned to the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq. There were 102,000 Christians living there in 2014. But their number has dwindled to 36,000...
At least one massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut Tuesday, August 4, which ignited fires and destroyed buildings in the city’s port area, caused damage across the city, and has...
Catholic education and human civilization are two faces of the same coin. Over the past centuries the Catholic universities and schools, run by Catholic clergymen and women religious, have produced...
A new report from Aid to the Church in Need makes clear Christians need to see fundamental changes now to start thriving and to stem their continuing departure from their homeland. This new report...
A draft of amendments to the constitution adopted by Sudan’s transition government omits mention of Islam as a defining characteristic of the state. The sweeping reforms come a year after dictator...
The government of Syria plans to build a replica of Hagia Sophia, with support from Russia, as a protest against Turkey’s decision to turn the famous former Byzantine cathedral back into a mosque....
At a press conference presenting Caritas Internationalis’ annual report, the Lebanon representative of the Church’s humanitarian agency gives a harrowing account of the spiraling humanitarian crisis...
Six years ago Monday, on July 29, 2013, Jesuit Father Paolo Dall’Oglio was kidnapped in the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa. The area was controlled by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) at the time,...
Over the past decade, the Middle East has been plagued by a state of turbulence instability, violence, poverty and local wars which debilitate societies, drive them to abysmal failures, and bring...
Here in Damascus, everything has become so expensive,” thus exclaims Sister Joseph-Marie Chanaa. “The worsening plight of the people has forced me to get involved in the social sphere in order to...
The World Council of Churches has expressed great concern as Lebanon grapples with its most severe economic crisis in modern history. Lebanon is currently faced with multiple challenges on the...
A Catholic cathedral that was repeatedly struck by missiles amid the Syrian civil war was reopened Monday, July 20, following its restoration. The Maronite Cathedral of St. Elijah in Aleppo was...
Sudan’s transitional government approves wide-ranging amendments including the scrapping of laws that had made leaving Islam potentially punishable by death. A raft of amendments to the Constitution...
Chorbishop Felix Dawood Al Shabi, who will take office as bishop of Zakho as soon as Covid-19 restrictions allow,has discussed the challenges presented by his new mission in a strategic area of Iraqi...
Three Catholic-run hospitals providing life-saving services free of charge to vulnerable Syrians hope to aid some 50,000 patients by the project’s end next year. “Institutions in Syria now are having...