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The Chaldean Christian politician Pascale Warda, former immigration minister in the first government of transition following the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, has publicly expressed her...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi on Thursday, January 7, joined Pope Tawadros and Coptic Egyptians who were celebrating Christmas Mass at St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasiya, during...
The Custody of the Holy Land issued a statement on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 indicating that Fr. Dhiya Azziz has been freed and that he is doing well. The statement did not provide details, noting...
Uncertain whether “he is still alive,” Fr Pizzaballa tells AsiaNews that he does not know who is behind the abduction. The clergyman went missing in an area “of heavy fighting,” where “many groups...
Assyrian Churches in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah have mourned the victims of the ISIS-led terror attacks in Qamishli city, Syria, by canceling celebrations of New Year's Eve. The...
“In one night, 120,000 Christians left their homes just with their clothes and have been living in camps for one and a half years. Is this not a crime against humanity?” His Beatitude Louis Raphael I...
Far from spreading cheer this holiday season, Pope Francis has been in a Grinch-like mood. "There will be lights, parties, Christmas trees and Nativity scenes," he said in late November. "It's all a...
Habiba Daud remembers Christmas in Qaraqosh as beautiful. The festivities would start days before with the preparation of traditional food and desserts. Families celebrated around a large Christmas...
So serious is the persecution and near extinction of Christians in parts of the Middle East that the Holy See should bring key foreign ministers from powerful Western nations to the Vatican and have...
Fr. Dhiya Azziz, parish priest of Yacoubieh in Syria, has been missing since December 23. It was reported that he took a taxi, accompanied with other passengers, on his way from Lattakia to Yacoubieh...
There are posters on the walls of Baghdad, near the churches and in neighborhoods where there are still Christian communities asking women to wear the veil. The message is addressed directly to...
One of the main leaders of the Christian community in Iraq has called for deployment of international ground forces in the region to fight the so-called Islamic State group, telling a symposium at a...
Marking the first anniversary of the forced displacement of the brethren who fled from Mosul and its environs to Jordan, Lebanon and the Western countries; coinciding with the numerous conferences...
The persecution of Christians in the Middle East, especially in the areas occupied by the so-called Islamic State, is “terrible”. The mercy Francis is calling for during the Jubilee, is necessary in...
Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Erbil Bashar Warda has reacted to the official opening of the Catholic University in Erbil on December 8 which coincided with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception....
Unidentified attackers have exploded a Catholic church in Yemen's southern port city of Aden,on Wednesday, December 9. According to residents, the abandoned church, which is located in the embattled...
In a letter for the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy, the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church said that “for us Iraqi Christians, martyrdom is the charism of our church.” “As a minority, we are faced with...
Christians from the Middle East are suffering the most but Western governments are ignoring their plight – according to a leading refugee relief coordinator – who warns that extremist Islamists are...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM), in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung office in Jordan, held in late November 2015 an "intellectual retreat'' in Como, northern Italy,...
The construction of a new church building in a Baghdad refugee camp has encouraged the camp's inhabitants, as they now have a place for worship and for activities during the week. According to Amigos...