Tag: Middle East

Iraqi Christians rebuild their lives as a religious minority

International Christian Concern (ICC) claims there are only around 50 Christian families living in the city of Mosul today.

Pope Francis urged the cessation of the violence of Iran

Pope Francis emphasized that all actions that fuel the wave of violence about the Iran attack.

Christian persecution should not just be Hungary's concern

Ignoring or downplaying Christian persecution in various parts of the world emboldens perpetrators.

Catholics were killed in a church in Gaza

The Holy Family Church, the only Catholic Church in the Gaza Strip, is home to the Missionaries of Charity.

Patriarch of Jerusalem offered to swap himself for Israeli hostages in Gaza

Pierbattista Pizzaballa says he would "do anything" in order to set the captive children free.

Two men convicted for blasphemt were executed in Iran

In Iran, the death penalty is permitted as a punishment for blasphemy.

An Orthodox priest was assaulted in Jerusalem

Jerusalem police told The Times of Israel they had no knowledge of the incident.

Christians in Iraq face severe persecution for over two decades

Iraqi Christians look ahead to an uncertain future.

Gaza churches are in jeopardy

Christians are feeling pressure from all sides and are in many ways cut off from fellowshipping

Iran eventually pardonend two imprisoned Christian converts

Both men were imprisoned for “acting against national security by organizing house-churches and promoting ‘Zionist’ Christianity"