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Christians in the Middle East

Lebanon Prelate -- Saying 'Arab Spring' Never Was -- Eyes Syrian Peace Conference

Joop Koopman | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Joop Koopman

Syrian-born Archbishop John Darwish heads the Melkite Archdiocese of Furzol, Zahle and Bekaa in Lebanon. His jurisdiction straddles the western border of Syria and is currently home to 800 Syrian Christian refugee families.

Roman Catholic Cleric Celebrates Palestinian State

AP | DALIA NAMMARI | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Thousands of Christians from the world over packed Manger Square in Bethlehem Monday to celebrate the birth of Jesus in t...

The Plight Of Christians In The Middle East

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

Tim Tebow made me think long and hard about how I live my Christian life, and how I should be living my Christian life. If that was Egypt or Syria or Iraq Tim Tebow would have been shot on the spot.

The Alexandria Bombing: Could it Happen in Syria?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sami Moubayed

There is no Christian 'problem' in Syria, thanks to the wisdom of some Syrians and the secularism of the state, but there is a Christian fear of what the future might hold for the Christian community at large.