Articles on this issue "Eastern Churches"
"The earth of those regions is ploughed by the steps of all those seeking refuge, and irrigated by the blood of so many men and women, among them numerous Christians, persecuted because of their faith"
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave Monday to participants in the 88th Plenary Assembly of the Reunion of Aid Agencies for the Oriental Churches (ROACO). * * * Dear …read more
This Easter, the patriarchs and the leaders of Christian Churches in Jerusalem have sent an Easter message and have exhorted people everywhere, despite violence erupting in their region, to …read more
Pope Francis has named Father George D. Gallaro, 67, a priest of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Massachusetts, as bishop of the Byzantine Eparchy of Piano degli Albanesi in Palermo, Italy. …read more
“The Christian world has lost an important spiritual leader, a courageous and wise pastor who faithfully served his community in extremely challenging times.” Pope Francis expressed this in a …read more