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Christians in the Middle East

Senior Chaldean priest reports waves of Christians fleeing northeastern Syria

In the wake of U.S. pullout, 300 Christians were forced to leave their towns; a greater exodus is possible.

Report: Christianity may disappear from Syria and Iraq—a call for international intervention  

Aid to the Church in Need has released a new study on the persecution of Christians.

United Arab Emirates to fund rebuilding of Catholic churches destroyed by ISIS

The two churches were destroyed by the Islamic State when it overran Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in 2014.

Christians in Iraq still have many hurdles before they can get home

Kurdish and Iranian-backed militias and a resurgent ISIS are just a few of the impediments, witnesses say at USCIRF hearing.

New York Times features mass wedding of Maronite Christians in Lebanon

Catholic Patriarch Béchara Boutros Rai presides over union of 34 couples.

American Evangelicals meet with Saudi crown prince

Religious freedom was one issue discussed when US religious figures met Mohammed bin Salman.

Catholic church inaugurated on Arabian peninsula

Archbishop thanks Sultan of Oman for permits to build St. Francis Xavier in Salalah.

Building bridges in the Holy Land: “There is a Christian way of living with this conflict.”

The administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem talks to Aid to the Church in Need about hopes for peace in the Holy Land.

Pope Francis blesses 6,000 rosaries for Syrian families

The rosaries will be distributed among a number of different Christian communities in Syria on September 15, the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.

Christians in northeast Syria fear Turkish invasion

Turkey apparently wants to rout the Kurds across the border, but Syriac population is in the middle.