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Christians in Iraq have had the opportunity to return home to their towns and villages and lay claim to their land. After years after being forced out of their towns and villages by extremist group...
The Assyrian Church in Syria may have paid more than a million dollars to the Islamic State (ISIS) in extortion fees, the New York Times has reported. The report details the plight of Christian...
For 22 years, Michel Baladi, 43, worked at a printing house. In 2003, he married Rima, 38, with whom he has three children: Mariel, age 13; Christel, age 10; Georges, age 7. They live in Aleppo,...
Though many young Christians in Iraq arguably seem to be caught in an endless repeat of the chorus of the 1982 hit by The Clash, “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” those who have unquestionably...
For any nation, no matter where or what the political climate, it’s always young people who hold the future in their hands, determining the course the country will take as they navigate the...
The Orthodox monastery of St. Tekla, in the Syrian town of Maalula, will soon be open again to the visits of pilgrims and tourists. In fact, reconstruction work on the monastery is nearing completion...
Following is the final Statement of the 2018 Chaldean Synod: In response to His Beatitude (H. B.) Patriarch Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako’s invitation, the Synod of the Chaldean Church held its’ annual...
The costs of the conflict has reached 400 billion pounds. The Christian body has distributed thousands of food baskets and diapers to displaced people from the rebel enclave on the outskirts of...
ISIS has been ousted from the Christian towns and villages on the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq, but Syriac-Orthodox Archbishop Timotheus Musa Al Shamani is worried about the lack of security. “...
Pope Francis has encouraged the Knights of Columbus in practical charity and thanked them for their commitment to the Gospel of the family and their outreach to persecuted Christians. The Pope’s...
Egyptian security forces thwarted an attack targeting a church near Cairo on Saturday, August 11, state television said. According to media outlets, the security forces thwarted a suicide attack near...
Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako has expressed concern over the delay in forming a new Iraqi government, rise in social protests and the persistence of corruption. Exactly four years after the ISIS...
When ISIS stormed into the villages of Karamless and Qaraqosh in Iraq’s Nineveh Plains on August 6, 2014, the Feast of the Transfiguration took on a whole new meaning for Christians, with ISIS...
Most people know that Christians in the Middle East have recently endured severe persecution at the hands of ISIS. But most people don't know that, for years, a brotherhood of men have been quietly...
After the martyrdom of Bishop Epifanio (Epiphanius), assassinated in the convent of Saint Macarius, the Coptic Orthodox Church establishes 12 rules to guard monastic life in its traditional trait: a...
Jubilee opens at Shrine of Our Lady of Harissa The sanctuary was built in 1908. Every year at least two million pilgrims arrive, both Christians and Muslims. "A meeting place between East and West"....
The Abbot of the Monastery of San Macario, Coptic Orthodox Bishop Epiphanius, is found murdered under suspicious circumstances. Uncertainty reigns in Egypt over the death of a Coptic Orthodox bishop...
The cave monastery of Saint Marone, a place dear to the historical and spiritual memory of the Maronite Christians, reopens to liturgical celebrations, devotional practices and pilgrimages, after...
What can Christians do to make a difference for their suffering brothers and sisters in Christ in Iraq? Tens of thousands of displaced Christians have returned to their cities and villages in the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church speaks of “uncertainties in the circumstances of death” of the abbot of St. Macarius, a disciple of Matta el Meskin, who was slaughtered on his way to the morning prayer...