Aleteia

Eastern Christian

Christians in Lebanon: A short history of the Maronite Church

No other country in the Middle East or North Africa has as great a proportion of Christians.

Roman basilica of St. Anastasia now belongs to India-based Catholic Church

Migration brings an ancient Eastern Christian community to an ancient church.

Ancient Byzantine church unearthed in İstanbul

1,500 years of history are just waiting to be discovered underfoot.

Orthodox group asks Trump to intervene to “save” Hagia Sophia

Turkey is gearing up to convert museum, once the cathedral of the Church of Constantinople, into a mosque.

Armenian leader in Turkey suggests Muslims and Christians share Hagia Sophia

Patriarch Sahak II says it would be better to see visitors prostrating themselves "with respect and awe" rather than running around taking pictures.