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Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Holy See: Two-state solution necessary for Mideast peace

20/10/2016 12:10

The Holy See reiterated its support for a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday during a United Nations Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East.

 

Bishop Angaelos

Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Church in the UK

Coptic Bishop calls on UK to protect Mid-East Christians

14/06/2016 16:25

Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom gave a keynote address on the situation of Christians in the Middle East to the annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast (NPPB) in London on Tuesday

 

Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal sent a message of peace, greetings to the world's Muslims as they begin the Islamic holy month of Ramadan

Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal sent a message of peace, greetings to the world's Muslims as they begin the Islamic holy month of Ramadan

Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem sends greetings for Ramadan

08/06/2016 11:18

 The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem has sent greetings of peace and brotherhood to the world’s Muslims who began the holy period of Ramadan this week.

 

Syrian refugee children in Lebanon watch SAT-7 satellite TV

Syrian refugee children in Lebanon watch SAT-7 satellite TV

SAT-7: the voice of the Christians of the Middle East turns 20

23/03/2016 15:03

SAT-7 is an international Christian Satellite TV station that broadcasts to the Middle East and North Africa. Reaching out to Christian minorities in countries like Iraq, Turkey and Egypt, it proclaims the Christian message, builds bridges and brings hope to hundreds of thousands of refugees.

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, addressed an international conference on Thursday

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, addressed the International Conference between World Society and Regional Transformations: Christians, Christian Churches, and Religion in a Changing Middle East

Card. Sandri addresses conference on Christianity in the Middle East

26/02/2016 09:00

 Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, addressed the International Conference Between World Society and Regional Transformations: Christians, Christian Churches, and Religion in a Changing Middle East, which took place in Rome on 24-26 February

 

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.

 

Archbishop Jeanbart is concerned that Christians in Syria are desperate and may not be sharing in the humanitarian aid headed there.

Archbishop Jeanbart is concerned that Christians in Syria are desperate and may not be sharing in the humanitarian aid headed there (Pax Press Agency, Sarl. Geneva).

Christians forgotten in Syria, says Aleppo archbishop

17/02/2016 14:17

Christians have been “forgotten” in the ongoing Syrian conflict and the severe humanitarian crisis it has created,  said Aleppo’s archbishop in an interview with Vatican Radio.