The Maronite Academy in Lebanon annually brings in young people from around the world to discover their heritage and mission.
Church dedicated this summer draws the faithful to honor Italian-born St. Veronica Giuliani.
'What God is giving us in faith and strength is helping us to give more, and that by itself will bring us closer to God,” said Sister Waffa Yousif, who helped train the 30 first communicants.
Syriac Father Jacques Mourad was kidnapped by Islamic State forces in May.
The positive ‘Go Forward’ commitment of Father Frans van der Lugt, who was murdered last year in Syria, pervades the school in Lebanon that proudly bears his name.
Syriac-Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan tells the Register that the existence of his Church is imperiled in war-wracked Syria and Iraq.
Syriac-Catholic Bishop Barnaba Yousif Habash reflects on the plight of the Christians from his native city, who were displaced by last year’s Islamic State takeover of their homelands.
Lebanon’s Catholics extend a hand of charity, but the massive refugee influx poses grave problems for the national government and for the local Church.
Don’t be ‘naive’ about Arab Spring, says Ignatius Joseph III Younan of Antioch.