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Christians in Arab Lands

Jordan's Hills Come Alive With The Sound Of Christian Music

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 09.14.2011 | Religion
Daoud Kuttab

While Lydia Shadid is grateful for her supporters throughout the world, some have tried to take advantage. "Christian writers, composers, singers and producers are not protected," she said.

Muslim Seminary Ends Talks With Vatican Over Pope's Comments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The most prestigious religious university in the Sunni Muslim world has suspended dialog...

How To Save The Christians Of The Middle East

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

It is less and less disputable that we are in the presence of what can actually and accurately be termed mass persecution. Hard to imagine, since we are dealing with a religion that has long been dominant.

Pope Condemns 'Vile' Killing Outside Egyptian Church

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI denounced the "vile and murderous" New Year's Day killing of 21 Egypti...

U.S. Deserves Its Share of Blame for Fate of Arab Christians

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stephen Zunes

Whenever you read the sanctimonious articles regarding the plight of Arab Christians, rather than simply bemoan the intolerance of Islamic extremists, let's remember the role of Washington in supporting repressive regimes.

When Jesus Comes, Everything Changes: An Advent Experience In Cairo

Lynne Hybels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lynne Hybels

In the Garbage Village I found my Advent story. "When Jesus comes to a place, it changes the whole society," said Father Samaan, priest of the St. Simon Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo, Egypt. And so it does.