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Pope Francis holds historic meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric

Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf, during a whirlwind and risky tour of Iraq, marked the first time a pope has met with such a senior Shi’ite cleric.

By REUTERS
06/03/2021
The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III attends a Christmas service according to th

Tonight is Christmas – and the Israel Museum has a special display

The museum reveals a rare Eugolia token, believed to have been a souvenir for early Christians during their pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Pope Francis holds weekly audience at the Vatican, December 2, 2020.

Pope Francis to make risky trip to Iraq in early March

A Vatican source said one of the aims of the trip was to comfort Christians who, amid wars and conflicts, have been forced to flee from Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries.

By REUTERS
07/12/2020

‘Preaching about Jesus is who we are, we’re Christians,’ says God TV

Missionary channel chief says Christians are called to spread the Gospel around the world, says God TV seeks to have Jews believe Jesus is the messiah, not convert them

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sits as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fire

US Congressman Abraham visits eastern Syria to see Christians and Kurds

Abraham met with SDF General Abdi and Christian defense forces and saw key areas such as Raqqa and Tel Tamr.

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Protestant ministers visit Israel to learn about bond with Israel

“I want to pray for Israel, but I always doubt how to do it. Now I have more words to pray,”

By HARRY BROWN
13/02/2020
A Turkish flag, with the New and the Suleymaniye mosques in the background

Christian evangelist murdered in southeast Turkey

His death has sparked fears among the local Christian population that they are being targeted.

Mike Evans and Shimon Peres

My Hero, Shimon Peres

I have been honored to have Shimon Peres serve as the International Chairman of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center and traveled the world advocating peace with him.

19/09/2019

Iran arrests Christian for not properly wearing hijab after assault

Fatemeh Mohammadi was arrested after a woman harassed her because of her dress code and injured her in the face.

People attend a public speech of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the southern Hormozgan province

Iran’s regime arrests 8 Christians, sending them to solitary confinement

The arrest of the eight Christians was first reported on Friday by Article 18, an organization that promotes religious freedom and supports Iran's repressed Christians.

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