Church in Middle East

  • INTERVIEW: ‘Many Muslims Collaborated With Isis in Mosul; Religious Coexistenc...

    Archbishop Emeritus Speaks of the Second City of Iraq, about to Be Liberated by the Army: “We Hope for a Unitary State, Which Guarantees the Rights of Minorities”. The advance continues of the Iraqi army to liberate Mosul, second city of Iraq and bulwark of the Islamic State. The Special Forces ...

  • Middle East Christians as refugees: What are the facts

    Amid all the social media yelling and media narratives, here are some important things to know Much has been written regarding Middle East Christian refugees, their status, and whether or not they and other religious minorities should be offered refuge in the United States before other groups, such ...

  • “The Media Coverage on Syria is the Biggest Media Lie of our Time”: Intervie...

    Flemish Father Daniël Maes (78) lives in Syria in the sixth-century-old Mar Yakub monastery in the city of Qara, 90 kilometers north of the capital Damascus. Father Daniel has been a witness to the “civil war” and according to him, Western reports on the conflict in Syria are very misleading. I...

  • Church Bells in France to Ring for Persecuted Christians in the Mideast

    Fréjus-Toulon, Gap and Embrun, Bayonne, Avignon, Ajaccio, and now Digne … So far, six bishops have decided that the bells will ring in all the churches of their diocese on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The faithful are called to gather in front of their churches at noon to show their brotherly s...

  • Muslim leaders in Lebanon condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East

    Beirut, Lebanon, Jun 17, 2015 / 12:03 am – The leaders of four branches of Islam in Lebanon gathered earlier this month to issue a joint statement in the face of sectarianism and the rise of the Islamic State, denouncing attacks against Christians in the region. “In the name of religious, hu...