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Interview with 43-year-old Fr. Ibrahim Sabagh who has been parish priest in the war-ravaged Syrian city since October. “My fears are overcome by the grace of the Lord” “The parish is not yet directly...
At the very moment that Pope Francis is warning the world that “doomsday predictions can no longer be met with irony or disdain,” doomsday is an imminent reality for the ancient Christian communities...
The Assyrian Network for Human Rights (ANHR) reported the disappearance of Father Antoine Peters, 50, parish priest of St. Phillips church in Shahba town of Suwayda province, southern Syria. The...
With "deep regret" the leaders of the Iraqi Chaldean Church denounce a worsening situation in terms of security in the country, in which "groups and individuals" target "innocent people" killing them...
The Chaldean Church of St Joseph in Mosul has been turned into a mosque by IS/ Daish. The Chaldean church dedicated to St Ephrem has also been converted. The jihadists have been established in the...
Pope Francis has expressed his strong condemnation of the car bomb attack against the Italian consulate in Cairo on Friday, July 10, which killed one person. His condemnation came in a telegram sent...
The Custody of the Holy Land issued a statement on Friday, July 10, noting that Fr. Dhiya Aziz, an Iraqi Franciscan of the Custody of the Holy Land, parish priest at Yacoubieh, province of Idlib, had...
Following is the declaration of the bishops belonging to the Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions (CELRA) which was issued at the end of their meetings in Nicosia on July 6-9, 2015: Our...
A well-intentioned argument is developing among some Westerners, urging the evacuation of Christians from the Middle East. These Westerners reason that because no one will defend the Middle Eastern...
For Mgr Jean Benjamin Sleiman, archbishop of Baghdad of the Latins, the persecution of Christians in Iraq is the result of Islamic fundamentalism, especially under the Islamic State group, but also...
The Custody of the Holy Land has issued a statement reporting that "in the late afternoon of Saturday, July 4, contacts were lost with Fr. Dhiya Aziz, an Iraqi Franciscan of the Custody of the Holy...
Christians of the Middle East will remain rooted in their land, which is the land where Jesus was born. Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rai expressed this confident hope during the Mass celebrated...
The Chaldean Church raises the alarm in light of the escalating violence and persecutions unleashed by the Caliphate. “Things are getting worse for us Christians and other religious minorities. The...
The International Conference of the founding of the "League of the Chaldeans", an organization strongly backed by Chaldean Patriarch Raphael Louis I as a tool to address the political and social...
"They want to punish Tunisia for its democratic progress. This is why it must not be left alone" says Fr. Jawad Alamat, National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies of Tunisia, who is also...
Interview with the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch, Aphrem II: martyrdom is not a human sacrifice offered to God in order to obtain his favour. This is why it is blasphemous to call suicide bombers “...
Louis Raphaël I Sako, Chaldean Catholic Patriarch, suggests ditching the heads of the three ecclesial communities that derive from this ancient institution, so that they may enter into communion once...
Patriarch of the Armenian Catholic Church Nerses Bedros XIX passed away on Thursday, June 25. Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX was born in Cairo in 1940. He completed his primary and secondary studies at...
“Iraq is going through its worst period in ten years,” write Gemma and Pierre from the Focolare Movement in Jordan and Iraq, following their short trip to Erbil, Iraq. Their objective was to make the...
Since 1996, about 72 Christian churches and institutions in Iraq have been affected by the total destruction or desecration at the hands of violent groups of which ISIS is just the latest episode in...