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Conflicts Engulf Christians in Mideast PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 September 2014 15:12
WASHINGTON—According to a study by the Pew Research Center the number of Middle Eastern countries experiencing sectarian violence between religious groups has doubled from five to 10 since 2011.
The research finds an increase in faith-based hostilities and that Christians faced persecution in growing number of countries in the region.
In this climate of religious intolerance, experts say nearly one million Christians have been displaced from Iraq, half a million have left Syria, and Egypt’s Copts have lost scores of their churches to arsons. In Jerusalem, the cradle of Christianity, the number of Christians has been dwindling for decades.
Catholic Schools Cancel Strike, but Israeli Government Talks of ‘Take Over’ PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:33
Jerusalem - The past two years have been difficult for Catholic schools in Israel, particularly from the financial point of view: the Education Ministry has repeatedly reduced both subsidies to schools and grants to families. This caused considerable deficit for several schools last year. The Israeli authorities say Catholic schools there should become ‘state’ schools”: this would allow them to survive but at the high price of loss of specificity and identity. The Catholic community in the Holy Land considers the government position discriminatory and unacceptable. 
Pope to Gaza's Catholics: Be Christ's Witness in Midst of Conflict PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 September 2014 07:53
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -The priest leading the Gaza Strip's only Catholic parish met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, thanking him for his support of those suffering in the war-torn territory.
Argentine Father Jorge Hernandez of the Institute of the Incarnate Word had a 45-minute private meeting with the pope Aug. 29 -- just days after the start of a truce between Israel and Hamas, which controls the coastal territory.
The 36-year-old priest told Vatican Radio that the pope continued to offer his prayers and encouragement.
Patriarch Twal lauds Jordan’s Support for Mosul Christians PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 August 2014 06:04
JORDAN- on Wednesday, August 27, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal  visited Mosul Christians displaced in Jordan. He lauded Jordan’s official efforts designed to alleviate the suffering of Christians in Mosul and the persecution conducted against them.
During a visit to the Catholic Church-affiliated centers that house the displaced from Mosul and other Iraqi cities, Patriarch Twal said: “His Majesty King Abdullah II has consistently shown interest in preserving the Arab Christian identity as he called last year for the convening of a conference to discuss the challenges facing the Christian Arabs. These days, he is translating, through his sublime deeds, his love and care to open the doors of the Kingdom to receive the brothers and sisters fleeing from persecution and oppression.
Ahli Arab Hospital Gaza Emergency Response PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 August 2014 04:35

GAZA- August 26, 2014. As a ceasefire agreement was reached, the hope now is that fighting will end permanently from both sides and that people will start to recover.  The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and The Middle East Diocese of Jerusalem published a report about the situation of Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza and its needs for this early recovery period.

1. General Update

A ceasefire agreement was reached on 26 August 2014. The hope is that fighting will end permanently from both sides and that people will start to recover. 
Catholic Church in Jordan Holds Prayers for Peace PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 August 2014 04:26

The Apostolic Nunciature in Jordan held special prayers for peace on Wednesday, August 27. Present at the Mass, which was celebrated at Our Lady of Peace Center, were Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Giorgio Lingua, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal, and a number of bishops, heads and representatives of Catholic churches, a number of ambassadors of friendly countries, and several displaced families.
In his homily, Latin Patriarchal vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham said: Our prayers today are for peace that comes from the Almighty God and not from the world.”
Registration is Now Open for the 16th International Conference! PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 August 2014 17:09


The theme of the conference is “Together in Faith for the Common Good.” Conflicts are occurring all over the world and our Arab Christian brothers and sisters have been particularly affected in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Palestine.

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