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Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan, the Syrian Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, has said that the challenge for Christians in Iraq and Syria is "not only how to live our Christian vocation, but how to survive," and that the Church is "caring for them." In an interview with ZENIT, Patriarch Younan reflected on th...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
An official and priest of Nigeria’s Maidiguri diocese asks where is the freedom as its priests and people are displaced, and churches destroyed. Speaking about the onslaught by terrorist …read more
The Franciscan Fathers of the Custody of the Holy Land have confirmed that Father Hanna Jallouf, parish priest in the Syrian town of Knayeh was taken during the night of Oct. 5th by some …read more
The Government of Iraq is guilty of not helping Christians desperate to flee Islamic State (IS) militia, according to a leading Catholic bishop from the country. Chaldean Archbishop Bashar …read more
By Reinhard Backes Officially, there is a truce between the pro-Russian separatists, based around Donetsk and Lugansk, and the Ukrainian army. That at least was the agreement between the …read more
The Pope's secretary of state on Saturday celebrated Mass for nuncios to the Middle East who were closing a three-day meeting they had in Rome last week at the request of the Pope. Cardinal …read more