In the wake of U.S. pullout, 300 Christians were forced to leave their towns; a greater exodus is possible.
Aid to the Church in Need has released a new study on the persecution of Christians.
The two churches were destroyed by the Islamic State when it overran Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in 2014.
Kurdish and Iranian-backed militias and a resurgent ISIS are just a few of the impediments, witnesses say at USCIRF hearing.
Catholic Patriarch Béchara Boutros Rai presides over union of 34 couples.
Religious freedom was one issue discussed when US religious figures met Mohammed bin Salman.
Archbishop thanks Sultan of Oman for permits to build St. Francis Xavier in Salalah.
The administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem talks to Aid to the Church in Need about hopes for peace in the Holy Land.
The rosaries will be distributed among a number of different Christian communities in Syria on September 15, the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Turkey apparently wants to rout the Kurds across the border, but Syriac population is in the middle.