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Pope lights candle for children of Syria

Candle made by craftsman of Old Damascus; decorated with photos of some 40 children of Aleppo

This charity is rebuilding the Catholic cathedrals of Aleppo, Syria

“The churches are like lighthouses in the ocean; they are a source of security and hope.."

ISIS has seized 700 hostages in Syria, says Putin

European and U.S. nationals are among the kidnapped, according to Russian leader

Return of Christians to their homes in Syria, Iraq is a “duty of civilization,” says Pope Francis

Drying the tears of these children who know nothing but death and destruction will restore to the world its dignity

The oldest library in the world goes digital

The centuries old manuscript collection held at St. Catherine Monastery, at the foot of Mount Sinai, will be digitized.

Rare photographs of Palmyra before ISIS destroyed it

A new exhibition, "Old Cities, New Eyes,” features some of the earliest of historic world heritage sites.

Why is the Syrian Church not condemning Assad, but criticizing the rebels and the UN?

Three experts on the Middle East explain the reason behind this ecclesiastical position and whether it clashes with the ideas of Pope Francis.

Middle Eastern Church leaders put Syrian crisis in context

Christians lose, no matter who uses chemical weapons or what the response is, they say

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