Middle East Christians

July 9, 2013

Murdered Syrian Priest’s Friend Feels Closeness of Martyrdom

Memorial Mass honors slain Franciscan.

October 22, 2012

Vatican Deplores Beirut Car Bomb Attack

Pope Benedict XVI has called for Lebanon to be a witness to 'peace and hope' for its residents and throughout the region.

October 18, 2012

Pope Sending Cardinal Dolan on Peace Mission to Syria

He will serve on a Vatican delegation that will travel next week to the war-ravaged country.

September 26, 2012

Syria’s Suffering Christians Flood Neighboring Countries as Civil War Continues

Pope Benedict reminded Christians in the Middle East that the Church has not forgotten them.

June 12, 2012

Chaldean Archbishop: True Christianity Is a Persecuted Christianity

Archbishop Bashar Matti Warda of Erbil discusses the plight of the faithful in the Middle East.

October 25, 2011

Iraqi Christian Leaders View U.S. Troop Departure With Uncertainty and Hope

In the wake of the American-led invasion, the Christian population has been cut in half.