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Middle East

Knights of Columbus: “The next US president must aid persecuted Christians”

Washington D.C., Sep 12, 2016 - Christians can’t be second-class citizens if they are to remain in the Middle East, and the next United States administration will need to stand up


Middle East Council of Churches Reconvenes

amman, 6 september 2016 – leaders and delegates from the member churches that constitute the four families of the middle east council of churches (mecc) gathered in amman, jordan for its


Middle East Council of Churches convenes

The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held its 11th General Assembly this week, bringing leaders from regional churches together to pursue a unified ecclesiastical voice in the midst of


Protecting Christian presence an obligation for Muslims, too — Theophilos

AMMAN — Orthodox Church Patriarch Theophilos III has stressed the important role Christian leaders can play to encourage the Christian presence in the Middle East saying it is not only


Please don’t leave, Middle East church leaders beg Christians

Christians living in the Palestinian territories and elsewhere in the Middle East will this week be urged not to flee from the region as persecution intensifies. Church leaders who will


Summit of Church Leaders on the present and future of Christians in the Middle East

Amman - Today, Tuesday, September 6, the XI General Assembly of the Council of Churches of the Middle East begins in Amman, with the participation of Leaders and representatives from


Syrian patriarch fears Christianity is being wiped out in Middle East

Patriarch Aphrem II of the Syriac Orthodox Church has urged Western governments to tighten border controls to curb movement of terrorists The head of the Syrian Orthodox church has said he


Prince of Jordan condemns ISIS attacks on Middle East Christians

Prince Hassan of Jordan has condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) "sickening" attacks on Christians in the Middle East, which is actually the birthplace of Christianity. In


Save the Date for the 18th International Conference & Awards Banquet

Come learn how religious tourism to Palestine can help bring about equality, prosperity, and peace to the region. Familiarize yourself with the challenges faced by Christians of the Holy Land.

The Pope is right, the definition of ‘genocide’ applied to the plight of Christians in the Middle East is misleading

Hassaké - "What the Pope said on the definition of the 'genocide' applied to the sufferings of Christians in the Middle East is beautiful and useful, because it brings us