Tag: Middle East Christians

Archbishop warns about the extinction of Christians in Iraq

Without a change in the overall culture of Iraq, Christians face an existential threat in Iraq

Bell rings out from Catholic cathedral in Mosul for the first time since ISIS occupation

“The tones of the bell are an invitation … to unite hearts to denounce violence and wars.”

An Orthodox church was attacked in Palestine

According to the church leaders, the attack came after a "quarrel between a few young men".

Iran punished Christians with harsh prison sentences

Iran was ranked 9th on Christian support organization Open Doors’ 2022 World Watch List

A Christian couple faces detention in Iran

Christianity is among the official minority faiths in Iran, but converts to Christianity are not recognized and are vilified.

Hate crimes targeting Christian are on the rise in Turkey

Radical Islamic groups target Christian minorities across the country.

Germany denied refuge to an Iranian Christian convert

Iranian asylum seekers in Germany tend to face suspicions of false conversions.

Afghanistan designated a "restricted" country for Christians

The total population of the overwhelmingly Muslim-majority country is about 39 million.

USCRIF report depicts Iran’s misinformation campaign against Christians

The report reveals that the Iranian government uses fabricated claims of national security as grounds for prosecuting Christians.

Lebanese Archbishop detained and interrogated

While travelling, he visited the Lebanese Christian Maronite community, many of whom are refugees from the 1975-1990 civil war.