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The bishop overseeing the needs of displaced Christian families in northern Iraq called on an ecumenical delegation to ensure Britain does not forget the plight of Iraq’s suffering Christians....
A Syriac Catholic monk and a church volunteer were abducted by masked militants from a monastery in Homs province on Friday, May 22. Fr. Jack Murad and Boutros Hanna, a church volunteer, were taken...
I would like to start with this quotation from Dabiq -- the online publication of ISIS addressing the Christian world—which says: “We will conquer your Rome, break your crosses, and enslave your...
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The Islamic State is waging “an uncompromising war for a religious and territorial cleansing of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East,” the American director of Aid to the Church in Need...
Today I am sharing my personal vision from my heart and mind, about the current situation in Iraq and of the region with its current conflicts and their implications; it is an occasion to think about...
Chaldean Patriarch Mar Louis Raphael I Sako has just returned home from Beirut (Lebanon), where he took part in a meeting on April 27 with the leaders of the Syriac Catholic and Syriac Orthodox...
In the year 2014, the world recalls the events that took place during World War I. Whether being the year 2014 or a century earlier, the bloodshed on daily bases has been the dominant norm of a whole...
France opposes foreign intervention in Lebanon but will do its best to encourage the election of a new president as soon as possible, French President François Hollande said Tuesday. “France is ready...
The exodus of Christians from the Middle East — due to wars, conflicts, socio-economic crises and persecution — will weaken moderate Islam “which, thanks to the Islamic-Christian conviviality, is so...
A Coptic church will rise thanks to monetary donations from Muslims in the Governorate of Al Manufiyya, located in the north of Cairo, in the region of the Nile Delta. This is reported by Coptic...