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World
Peter Jesserer Smith
Christians in the Middle East seek to provide a witness of hope as old threats linger and newer ones emerge this Christmas.
World
Edward Pentin
Hungarian government sponsors a conference that brought together men and women who are on the front lines in protecting Christians around the world.
Vatican
Catholic News Agency
Cardinal Pietro Parolin spoke Sept. 27 at the United Nations General Assembly, citing ongoing need for assistance.
Persecuted Christians
Lauretta Brown
Three shepherds spoke to the Register this week during the State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.
In Person
Edward Pentin
Following his return from a trip to northern Iraq, Father Benedict Kiely discusses their problems and what needs to be done to assist them.
In Person
Lauretta Brown
Military archbishop is raising awareness of the persecution that religious minorities face around the world..
World
Peter Jesserer Smith
The Middle East’s Christian population is wary of latest tensions between the nations could end up sparking a military conflict that engulfs the entire region and drives them from their ancient homelands.
World
Lauretta Brown
New challenges faced as they attempt to rebuild their lives in their ancestral homeland.
Persecuted Christians
Catholic News Agency
Aid to the Church in Need study comes amid increased persecution of Christians in many countries worldwide.
World
Catholic News Agency
International nongovernmental organizations and the country’s Catholic bishops raise their voices in protest against mob violence.
Persecuted Christians
Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News
Aid to the Church in Need presented the charity’s 2017 activity report Wednesday in Rome.
In Person
Edward Pentin
Sebastiano Caputo, head of SOS Chrétiéns d’Orient in Italy, says needs of Christians vary widely across the region.
Persecuted Christians
Angelo Stagnaro
Newly inaugurated shrine at St. Michael’s parish enshrines the Our Lady of Aradin icon.
World
Edward Pentin
ANALYSIS: For Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, the goal now is ‘not just surviving; it’s thriving’ in their ancestral home.
Persecuted Christians
CNA/EWTN News
At an April 15 Mass, Catholic leaders applauded the project for its efforts to promote Catholic solidarity and preserve Christian culture.
World
Doreen Abi Raad
His Beatitude Ignace Joseph III Younan: ‘There is real hope that Iraq could be reborn after so many years of turmoil.’
World
Doreen Abi Raad
Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II remains hopeful that his people can eventually return to the Nineveh Plain.
In Person
Edward Pentin
The Egyptian priest, who is an authority on Islam, discusses the factors driving the murderous attacks on Christians and what he hopes the Pope will say when he visits Egypt this month.
World
Edward Pentin
One family describes their experiences in Mosul, living for two and a half years under Islamic State repression.
World
Edward Pentin
An eyewitness account of the devastation left behind by ISIS.
Persecuted Christians
Daniel Blackman
In an exclusive Register interview, the Chinese archbishop discusses his concerns about reports of an impending agreement between Rome and Beijing.
World
Peter Jesserer Smith
Melkite Greek Catholic Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart described a Church alive, but told the Register it needs partners for its ‘Build to Stay’ movement.
Persecuted Christians
Wayne Laugesen
Recently appointed as a special envoy to U.S. clerics, Lebanon native Father Andre Mahanna believes the new presidency can advance peace by helping Christian communities.
Vatican
Edward Pentin
In a Register interview, the Vatican’s ‘foreign minister,’ Archbishop Paul Gallagher, discusses the Holy Father’s distinctive approach to international issues.
Books
John M. Grondelski
Book Pick: The Global War on Christians
Persecuted Christians
CNA/EWTN News
The Center for Study of Global Christianity releases tragic statistics on Christian persecution.
Nation
The Editors
St. Teresa, Mother Angelica and Donald Trump top the Register’s headlines
Persecuted Christians
Peter Jesserer Smith
Maronite Bishop Gregory Mansour, an advocate for Middle-East Christians, speaks with the Register about CRS’ role providing a Catholic witness of peace to a broken world.
Persecuted Christians
Edward Pentin
Father Benedict Kiely, founder of Nasarean.org, discusses the long road ahead.
Persecuted Christians
Joan Frawley Desmond
The bipartisan bill, designed to strengthen the U.S. response to religious persecution, could assist the new administration in refocusing America’s foreign-policy priorities.