Tag Archives: Middle East

Universal Day of Prayer for Peace – Saturday September 7th

Pope Francis has called on all Catholics to pray for peace. This Saturday, September 7. You. Me. Everyone. The Holy Father is asking Catholics and people of all faiths to join together on the vigil of the Nativity of the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis at Angelus: Sept 7 day of prayer for peace (Full Text)

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, in the entire Mideast region, and throughout the whole world to be held this coming Saturday, September 7th, 2013. Speaking ahead of the … Continue reading

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Egypt – “The Islamists are taking revenge on us Christians”

from: http://www.churchinneed.org Thursday, August 15, 2013 “The Islamists are taking revenge on us Christians”: With these words the Coptic-Catholic Bishop of Assiut, Kyrillos William Samaan, commented on the latest Islamist attacks on Christians and Christian institutions in Egypt. The bishop … Continue reading

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The Holy Father appeals for peace in Gaza (full text). Wednesday General Audience: Year of Faith in focus.

Pope: appeal for peace in Gaza (full text) (Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI called for a halt to violence between Israeli military forces and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. The call came during the course of the … Continue reading

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The blood of martyrs waters the seed of faith

After the tragedy in Baghdad on 31th. Oct. this year, Arabian Christians haven’t given up their hope and trust in Lord. They see their faith strengthened in the 44 martyrs who were killed; among them Father Thair Sad-alla Abd-al and … Continue reading

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