A Syrian priest, whose appointment as archbishop was confirmed by Pope Francis on Jan. 7, shared the difficult times he spent being held hostage.
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Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan consecrated St. George Syriac Catholic Cathedral on Oct. 29 in a ceremonial Mass, while anointing the altar, walls and doors with oil of chrism, before celebrating the Divine Liturgy.
More than 400 young people from all over the world gathered in Lebanon for the first Syriac Youth International Convention this month.
Syriac Father Jacques Mourad was kidnapped by Islamic State forces in May.
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.