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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Gaza

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Gaza

Pope renews appeal for wisdom and prudence over Jerusalem

10/12/2017 14:30

The Holy See Press Office has released a statement saying it is following with great attention the developing situation in the Middle East, with special reference to Jerusalem, a city sacred to Christians, Jews and Muslims all over the world.

 

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, meets Iranian Foreign Minister

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, meets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss the plight of Christians in the Middle East and the Rohinjya crisis

Vatican: AB Gallagher on Iran visit and Rohingya crisis

15/09/2017 14:34

Returning from a visit to Iran, the Holy See's foreign minister, Archbishop Paul Gallagher discusses the plight of Christians in the Middle East, the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Red Cross Director: 'Christians, minorities need protection in Middle East'

27/06/2017 15:00

Christians and minorities in conflict areas of the Middle East are in need of protection, since religious communities are no longer able to live together in peace, according to the Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Yves Daccord

Iraqi Christian

An Iraqi Christian, who fled the fighting in his home town and now lives in Lebanon

Pope to ROACO recalls suffering of Eastern-rite Christians

22/06/2017 12:04

Pope Francis on Thursday met with members of ROACO, (Reunion of Aid Agencies for the Oriental Churches) who have been holding their 90th plenary assembly in Rome this week.

Syrian refugee children watch television in their tent in an informal refugee camp in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon

Syrian refugee children watch television in their tent in an informal refugee camp in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon

SAT-7 TV's new academic programme for lost generation of refugees

22/05/2017 10:12

With  21 million viewers, 30,000 downloads on YouTube and millions of Facebook followers each week, SAT-7 Christian satellite TV is preparing to launch yet another project: it’s called SAT-7 Academy.