- Aug 12, 2020
Egypt’s highest court Wednesday upheld a death sentence for a former monk convicted of killing an abbot in a desert monastery north of Cairo in 2018.
An ongoing dialogue between Catholic and Muslim educators took a very concrete turn June 25 when the United Arab Emirates sent a plane carrying 50 tons of humanitarian aid to a Peruvian city overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turkish airstrikes and ground troops are threatening areas in northern Iraq populated by Christians, Yazidis and Kurds trying to recover following 2014 attacks by Islamic State militants.
An investigation should be launched into the deaths of Philippine nationals in Saudi Arabia, a leading bishop has urged, as the country begins repatriating hundreds of deceased nationals from the kingdom.
Msgr. John E. Kozar is retiring as president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association/Pontifical Mission for Palestine.
Catholic bishops in Turkey pledged not to contest plans to turn Istanbul’s ancient Hagia Sophia cathedral that now serves as a museum into a Muslim place of worship.