- May 26, 2020
Pope Francis expressed sorrow for the victims of an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt in his Angelus address Sunday.
Hundreds of Egyptian Coptic Christians gathered Saturday for a funeral service south of Cairo to bid farewell to six of seven people killed the previous day when militants ambushed three buses carrying pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery.
Mark Green, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, said Wednesday that “we have mobilized a massive amount of resources” for Iraqi Christians.
If Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities are to stay in Iraq, they will need more security than they currently have.
In Alqosh on the Nineveh Plains, Catholic priests do a little bit of everything to keep their communities afloat — including, in the case of Father Araam Rameel Hanna, founding a mental health center for trauma victims.
An effort described as the “Marshall Plan” of the Nineveh Plains features at its core three paradoxes, which is probably an appropriate scenario for the Middle East.