Christians in the Middle East

Are There ‘Good Guys’ in the Egyptian Conflict?

Our Aleteia Experts strongly advise against US military intervention in Egypt - even though they agree the situation is bleak for Egyptian Christians.

Faith Can End Egypt’s Politics of Persecution

Western elites are dumbfounded that religion matters so much to people and can breed so much violence. But they need to learn quickly that it can also be used for good.

Being Christian Gets You Harsh Punishment in Iran

A Christian is sentenced to ten years in prison for spreading copies of the Gospel

Is This the End of Christianity in the Middle East?

As violence and political instability grows, the future right now seems bleak for Christians in the Middle East. They need our help.

Pope, Religious Freedom Advocates Lament Egyptian Violence

Hundreds have been killed in recent violence in Egypt, and the Christian minority has been caught in the middle as well as often targeted.

Sri Lankan Cardinal Forgives Church Desecrators, Won’t Press Charges

A group of drunk young men destroyed statues, forced open the tabernacle, and attempted to set the tabernacle on fire - but were miraculously unable to light it on fire even after dousing it in …

Christian Man Gets Life Sentence for Blasphemy

Pakistan shows no let up in witch hunt of 'heretics'

Christians Suffer as Politicians Chase the Hindu Vote

India's political opponents unite in targeting the Church

Expect More Violence Against Christians in Egypt, Experts Warn

Aleteia Experts discuss what the Egyptian military coup means for Christians and the Muslim Brotherhood