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The Archbishop of Mosul has insisted Christianity in Iraq “will not and will never die”, as he spoke to Euronews about the difficulties the religious minority in the country are facing. After the...
The leader of Catholics in England and Wales has issued an urgent call to rebuild persecuted Christian communities in Iraq and other minorities pushed to the brink of extinction. In a statement...
Hunched over a thick book, George Zaarour uses a magnifying glass to decipher Aramaic script—the biblical language of Jesus that is starting to disappear from everyday use in his village. The 62-year...
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An Iraqi Church leader has met UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and called on the British Government to provide urgent help to prevent persecuted minority faith groups from dying out in their ancient...
Last week, the U.S. State Department ordered the evacuation of all non-emergency U.S. government employees at the American embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil. Archbishop Bashar Warda, one of...
His Beatitude Patriarch Cardinal, Louis Raphael Sako, welcomed on Saturday, May 18, at the headquarters of the Chaldean Patriarchate at Al-Mansour district in Baghdad, the Chargé d’ Affaires of the...
The major “political parties” intervene in the process by supporting certain candidates for their own benefit, “stealing” Christians’ right in having this privilege, since the reality, showed that...
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Thousands of people in Lebanon attended the state funeral on Thursday, May 16, for Maronite Christian Cardinal Butros Nasrallah Sfeir, a former Maronite patriarch and leading member of the anti-...
The Government of Lebanon has proclaimed two days of national mourning in honour of Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir, who died on Sunday, May 12, a few days short of his 99th birthday. All public...
The Greek-Melkite Catholic Cathedral of Aleppo was reopened for worship on April 23, 2019, during a Mass celebrated by the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, His Beatitude Yousef Absi. The...
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Lebanon's former Maronite patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir passed away on Sunday, said the church. Sfeir, who was about to turn 99 on May 15, died at 3:00am (0100 GMT) "after days of intensive...
After surviving the genocidal campaign of Islamic State militants, Iraq’s Christians are facing new challenges as they attempt to rebuild their lives in their ancestral homeland. Carl Anderson, the...
The Algerian Catholic Church has fixed May 8 for celebrating the feasts of the recently beatified Bishop Pierre Claverie and his companions, who were assassinated along with thousands of others...
The archbishop of Canterbury hosted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at a meeting of faith leaders on Wednesday, May 8, to discuss how Christians can be...
Rumors of his death denied. The patriarch Emeritus is hospitalized at the Hotel-Dieu in Ashrafieh. He is set to turn 99 next week. Known as "the patriarch of the second independence". Maronite...
The people of Aleppo are going through "crucial and difficult" moments because the economic crisis "caused in particular by the embargo" makes everyone’s daily life "complicated," said Fr Ibrahim...
Pervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, according to a report commissioned by...