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Christians in the Middle East

Ethnic violence in Somali region leads to slain priests and burned churches

The Orthodox Church is asking for a time of fasting and prayer as the Solemnity of the Dormition of St. Mary Mother of God approaches.

Christians after ISIS: “I want my child to grow up in Iraq”

How young Christian parents found a house for themselves and their newborn child thanks to Aid to the Church in Need.

Son of slain priest ordained in Iraq by same bishop who made his father a priest

Fr. Fadi Iskander becomes priest in Erbil, home to many Christians who fled persecution in northern Iraq

Syrian patriarch visits U.S. flock, urging them to remember Christians in Near East

Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch Joseph Absi speaks of a Church with roots in the Levant, but growing beyond cultural boundaries.

Exclusive Photos: Pope Francis’ war for peace in the Middle East

"On behalf of the little ones, the simple ones, the wounded, and all those on whose side God stands, let us beg, 'Let there be peace!'”

Leaders of East and West gather with St. Nicholas to plead for Mideast Christians

Pope and patriarchs together: Without Christians what will be the Middle East?

Iraqi refugees in France are helping to revive a Marian apparition site

The local parish priest talks to us about the exciting challenges of bringing Mary to the heart of his village community.

Join Aleteia and Pope Francis for 30 days of prayer for the Mideast

The Holy Father is bringing together the leaders of the Churches of the Middle East in Bari, Italy, on July 7

Will Prince William follow family tradition of acquiring a tattoo in the Holy Land?

The English royal would be following in the footsteps of his ancestors if he were to get inked in Jerusalem.