- May 10, 2021
A Lebanese Capuchin then serving in Baabdat — Father Salim Rizkallah — had been appointed vice postulator of the sainthood cause of Armenian Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Maloyan of Mardin, Turkey.
Since 2006, Thomas Blonski has been president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, one of the state’s largest social services organizations. He is working to protect seniors at Catholic Charities-run care facilities.
In a private meeting with Pope Francis, Catholic patriarchs of the Middle East had an opportunity to sound the alarm regarding the survival of Christians in the region as a result of persecution, extremism, economic insecurity and immigration to the West.