Tag: Middle East

More Syrians Are Becoming Christians After ISIS

A number of families converted at the Syrian-Turkish border

Activist who protested against compulsory veil gets one year in prison

Woman arrested last October for showing her head uncovered in Tehran

Syria’s Christian Community Remains on the Brink

As a minority, they face difficult odds to ensure the community’s survival

Five years after priest's murder in Syria, Jesuits hope to introduce his cause

Jesuit superior general wants to open a cause of beatification

Reinforcing Christian Communities Is Vital for Syrian Stability

Syria’s Christian church organizations “serve as bridges” in Syria’s education, health, and cultural activities


3 years for statements that hurt feelings

Hagia Sophia's status to be changed to mosque: Erdoğan

The iconic landmark of Istanbul and a UNESCO World Heritage site can become a mosque again

Saudi sisters fled from their homeland hoping for a bright future

“Women are just like slaves, there” said the older sister

ISIS Captives Return Home in Iraq

They are mostly children

Iranian Cleric Warns Against Spread of Christianity

Iranian youth's faith in Islam is diminishing