Tag: Middle East

Iran: another Christian convert released from prison

Amin Khaki has been informed that he is not obliged to complete his sentence.

Persecuted Christians at greater risk during coronavirus outbreak

Open Doors goes live on social media every day, with church leaders, to share spiritual encouragement for persecuted believers.

Patriarch Sako: May the Lord protect Iraq and the world

"Everyone must analyse their own behavior. Self-criticism should be everyone’s “duty,” Patriarch Sako said.

Iranian referee seeking asylum in Sweden is accused of "Christian propaganda"

One of the most distinguished soccer referees in Iran has already left the country.

Christian convert released from prison in Iran

In August 2019 US Vice President Mike Pence mentioned Mahrokh by name and in a Tweet demanded her freedom.

Waste management facility to be built near Virgin Mary’s House, Ephesus

Locals have informed the Vatican of what Izmir Metropolitan Municipality plans to build near the sacred place.

The very existence of Christianity in the Middle East is under threat

The number of Christians in Iraq fell from 1.5 million in 2003 to 200,000 today.

Freedom Report Iraq: Christians desire ‘a real change of the political system’

Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Najeeb Michael Moussa, talked about the prospects of Christians in the country.

Saudi Arabia and Iran both continue to persecute religious and ethnic minorities

It is euphemistic to say that Christians have a hard time in these Muslim countries where discrimination is institutionalized.

Book review: ‘Peace in Iraq’ is best remaining hope for country’s Christians

Author Stephen Rasche's new book is titled: 'The Disappearing People: The Tragic Fate of Christians in the Middle East',