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Pope Francis meets with the head of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Gewargis III

Pope Francis meets with the head of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Gewargis III

Pope prays for peace with leader of Assyrian Church of the East

17/11/2016 14:44

In an audience with the head of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Gewargis III, Pope Francis spoke of the suffering of innocent victims caught up in the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts, saying that nothing can justify such terrible violence.

Christians in Aleppo offer meals to poor Muslims during Ramadan

Christians in Aleppo offer meals to poor Muslims during Ramadan

Syria: Christians in Aleppo offer meals to poor Muslims during Ramadan

11/06/2016 18:15

As a simple gesture to express the feelings of solidarity between citizens of different religious affiliations, Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo has been offering breakfast and supper to the poor Muslim families during Ramadan

 

The Islamic State has released 43 Christians who were taken captive during a February 2015 military offensive in northeast Syria, according to ACERO

The Islamic State has released 43 Christians who were taken captive during a February 2015 military offensive in northeastern Syria, according to the Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organization

Report: 43 Assyrian Hostages Released in Syria

23/02/2016 11:42

The Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organizationreports that the freed group comprises the final hostages from the group abducted from Assyrian villages in February 2015.

 

Persecuted and Forgotten? A Report on Christians oppressed for their faith 2013 – 2015

The recent horrifying news of the kidnapping and execution of Assyrian Christians in Syria by terrorist group Daesh (ISIS) is a sad but timely reminder that the issue of Christian persecution hasn’t gone away.

Persecuted and Forgotten? A Report on Christians oppressed for their faith 2013 – 2015

14/10/2015 13:43

The recent horrifying news of the kidnapping and execution of Assyrian Christians in Syria by terrorist group Daesh (so-called Islamic State) is a sad but timely reminder that the issue of Christian persecution hasn’t gone away.

Chaldean Christians who fled their homes wait for humanitarian aid distribution

Chaldean Christians who fled their homes wait for humanitarian aid distribution

Syrian Bishop: on kidnapping of Christians from Qaryatain

07/08/2015 17:17

The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo Antoine Audo reacts to the news of the kidnapping of dozens of Christians from the Syrian town of Qaryatain by ISIS militants. 

Pope Francis meeting with Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church in 2014. Mar Dinkha died on Thursday.

Pope Francis meeting with Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church in 2014. Mar Dinkha died on Thursday.

Pope Francis: Mar Dinkha IV "a courageous and wise pastor"

28/03/2015 12:46

Pope Francis has sent his condolences upon learning of the death of the Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV.