As the systematic bombing of Syria’s largest city continues to wreak destruction and claim lives, a leading Christian clergyman in Aleppo has called
Thousands of Orthodox Christians gathered at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem for the annual event known as, “the miracle of the Holy Fire”. on the
Orthodox Christians have marked Good Friday in Jerusalem’s Old City by retracing what they believe was the route Jesus Christ took to his
Easter has been celebrated by Christians in the Kurdish city of Irbil in Iraq. Many of those who came to the St Joseph Cathedral were internal
Celebrating the third Easter of his pontificate, Pope Francis has prayed for peace in conflict zones around the world and an end to the persecution
Long-standing traditions are observed as Christians the world over commemorate Easter.
Friday, April 3 marks a day of religious commemorations the world over: Catholics, Evangelists and Protestants celebrate Good Friday, while Jews begin the Passover holiday.
Christians across Pakistan observed a day of mourning on Monday (March 16) a day after blasts at two churches in Lahore killed at least 15 people and injured scores of others.
Two suicide bombers have reportedly blown themselves up in Lahore, killing more than a dozen people and injuring many more. The attacks happened
As fears grow for an estimated 200 Assyrian Christians still in the hands of ISIL after mass abductions in northeast Syria last week, worshippers
In Syria, fresh reports revise the number of Assyrian Christians believed to have been abducted by ISIL from 90 to over 200.
Egypt’s president has warned his country will respond to the brutal killing by ISIL militants of 21 Egyptian Christians. A propaganda video
UNICEF, the United Nation’s agency for children, says it has been a devastating year” for millions of children caught up in worldwide
Many Syrian and Iraqi children have lived their whole lives in crisis, surrounded by war. Without schools to go to, how can these youngsters can go o
European church leaders including the Pope have sent a message of support to Christians refugees in the Iraqi city of Erbil.
The Archbishop of
Pope Francis has delivered a video message in support of tens of thousands of minority Yazidi and Christian refugees who fled ISIL militants in
Euronews has visited Irbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan region. When the militant group that calls itself Islamic State (ISIL) attacked the
On the last day of his visit to Turkey, Pope Francis held a joint service in Istanbul together with Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of
“Amid heavy security and curious looks Pope Francis visited the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. Later he visited Patriarch Bartholomew I. With
The yard of Mar Eliya Church in the city of Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan has been converted into a camp for Christians, more than 200 families who
Robert Kouki and his family fled northern Syria. They are safe now in Sweden, in the town of Södertälje.
The industrial centre is well known among
Offering support and sanctuary to Iraqi Christians, the Archbishop of Lyon has launched a solidarity initiative twinning the French city with Iraq’s
Convert, pay or face death. Christians living in Mosul faced these three stark choices. On Monday, the French government gave them a fourth – seek
Over the weekend, while the world’s gaze was on Gaza and Syria, the situation of Christians in northern Iraq took a sharp turn for the worse, with
A widower ate a part of a man’s leg in a horrifying revenge attack in the Central African Republic (CAR), it’s emerged.
The man told the BBC he