Middle East Christians

Thumbnail 20160317t1118 0369 cns kerry isis genocide Advocates applaud U.S. recognition of Christian genocide in Middle East

In a historic move, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Christians, Yezidis, Shi’a Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities were...

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Thumbnail a woman at sharia al haman hope refugee camp in duhok iraq on march 28 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna After genocide, what's next for Iraq's Christians?

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the United States has declared that genocide is taking place against Christians and...

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Thumbnail easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 Aleppo's Melkite archbishop looks to rebuild city from the ashes

After the Syrian city of Aleppo lost over half its Christian population during the conflict among government forces and various rebel groups, its...

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Thumbnail cna nicole mason 19736 Are MidEast youth losing the virtue of hope?

Beirut, Lebanon, Feb 25, 2017 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Syriac-Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan has said that the number of youth...

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The plight of Christians and other Middle East minorities demands action from the international community, one leader in relief efforts said in a...

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Thumbnail supreme knight dr carl a anderson address the 129th knights of columbus supreme convention during the states dinner credit peter zelasko cna Carl Anderson: Christian forgiveness is the path to Middle East peace

New York City, N.Y., Oct 14, 2016 / 06:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christianity is at a crossroads in the Middle East, and only a dedicated campaign of...

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Thumbnail syrian children at refugee camp credit procyk radek shutterstock cna Carl Anderson: In battle for Mosul, don't forget persecuted groups

New Haven, Conn., Oct 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The battle to free Mosul from the hands of ISIS must be accompanied by concrete efforts...

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Thumbnail mourning woman credit photo unit via flickr cc by nc 20  cna DC leaders discuss protection, justice for ISIS victims

Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2016 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With ISIS continuing to threaten vulnerable populations in Iraq and Syria, more action...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna Doubts arise after alleged photo of Fr. Tom surfaces

Vatican City, Jul 20, 2016 / 06:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a photo supposedly showing Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in Yemen in March,...

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Thumbnail coptic church credit oleg shishkov shutterstock cna Egypt's Christians are being driven out – will the world notice?

Cairo, Egypt, Mar 2, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A spike in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt, spurred by a video threat from ISIS, has...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan of new york 4 visits a displacement center in dawodiya iraq on april 10 2016 credit elise harris cna 4 10 16 1 For Iraq's Christians, what comes after Islamic State?

With thousands of displaced Christians in Iraq subsisting on humanitarian aid, advocates are asking if they have a future there once the Islamic...

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Thumbnail refugee children at the sharia al haman hope refugee camp in duhok iraq 2 on march 28 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 1 15 5 French bishops travel to Iraq in support of Christian students

A delegation of bishops and priests from France are visiting Iraq April 17-21 to aid young Christian students living in the refugee camps.The...

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Thumbnail collection giving credit lamppost collective shutterstock cna Good Friday Collection to benefit Holy Land Christians

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 05:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Christians in the Middle East continue to suffer innumerable hardships this Lenten...

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Thumbnail knights of columbus supreme knight carl anderson speaks with cna in rome june 26 2014 credit alan holdren cna Head Knight of Columbus honored for aiding persecuted Christians

Belmont, N.C., Mar 1, 2017 / 06:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Praising his “resolute defense of persecuted Christians,” an institute at Belmont Abbey...

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Thumbnail gomezcol 2 1 History and suffering in the Holy Land

This week, our Holy Father Pope Francis makes his first trip to the Holy Land. His pilgrimage reminds us that our Christian faith is rooted in...

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Thumbnail ruins of new york credit larry bruce shutterstock cna How the response to 9/11 affected Christians in the Middle East

Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attacks, we shouldn't overlook...

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Thumbnail jabara cna In Arab Christian's murder, some see deadly American cultural tensions

Tulsa, Okla., Aug 19, 2016 / 03:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Khalid Jabara, a Lebanese-American Christian man, was killed in Tulsa, Okla. last week. His...

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Thumbnail pope francis john allen jr In Catholic terms, anyway, U.S. and European ties seem in good shape

VIENNA/LEIBNITZ, Austria — Right now, it doesn’t seem much like hyperbole to say the political relationship between the United States and Europe...

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