- Jan 20, 2021
Ever since the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS), there’s been rising alarm regarding the future for Christians in the Middle East. A Catholic priest who recently returned to his village in northern Iraq after six years in Rome described what he found as “shocking,” but doubled down on the need for Christians to survive.
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced eight people to life in prison, after they were convicted of joining a local affiliate of the Islamic State group spearheading an insurgency in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
Relatives of a Jesuit priest who was kidnapped in Syria six years ago say they have been living in a “limbo” with no information of his whereabouts.
A monk describes his efforts to save manuscripts and holy objects from ISIS before being driven from their homes in Iraq.
Sri Lanka’s cardinal warns that if the government doesn’t hold the perpetrators of the bombings accountable, the people may act on their own.
Letters from the Central African Republic and Syria, where Christians are suffering persecution, speak of hope.