Pope Francis had lunch with 21 Syrian refugees

Pope Francis had lunch with 21 Syrian refugees

Pope Francis had invited 21 Syrian refugees to his residence in Casa Santa Marta and had lunch with them. He spent time with them by exchanging gifts, toys and drawings with the children. The Syrian families were brought to Rome by the Pope during his visit to Lesbos, Greece in April. While having the meal, […]

Iraqi youth gear up to express their faith at World Youth Day

Amidst the ongoing violence in Iraq, a large group of Iraqi youth has registered for the World Youth Day in Poland. “I want everyone to see a witness of faith, of suffering faith, and the faith of our group,” said Fr. Rayan Atto, who is in charge of coordinating the large group of Iraqi youth […]

Pope prays for the for victims of terrorist attacks in Syria

Pope prays for the for victims of terrorist attacks in Syria

Pope Francis during his Wednesday General audience prayed for the victims of recent terrorist attacks in Syria and for those who caused death and destruction. The Pope prayed for the terrorists to change their ways. The Pope remembered the “defenceless civilians” who died on May in recent terrorist attacks happened in Syria. He asked everyone […]

IS murderd Bangladesh doctor for supporting Christianity  

IS murderd Bangladesh doctor for supporting Christianity   

An NGO specialized in monitoring terrorist group has said that they had murdered a Bangladeshi doctor claiming that he supported Christianity. ISIS declared the murder through their news agency, Amaq. They hacked Sanaur Rahman, a homeopathic doctor who ran clinics for the poor in western area of Kushita, to death since he “called to Christianity.” […]

“Forgive Them”: last words of a girl burned alive by ISIS

“Forgive Them”: last words of a girl burned alive by ISIS

ISIS came forcefully into their home while mother and her 12-year-old girl child was alone at home. Jacqueline Isaac, a spokesman for the Christian charity Open Doors, still remembers the frightened eyes of that mother. They asked the mother to either leave the home or immediately pay the jaziya, special tax set for non-Muslims. The […]

Restoration works of Jesus’ tomb begins

Restoration works of Jesus’ tomb begins

Restoration works of the Tomb of Jesus began in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre- the site believed to be where Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected. The works began by the Christian officials were the first one to conducted in almost two centuries. The work including repairing, reinforcing and conserving would last for a […]

Pope Francis to meet with top Sunni Muslim leader

Pope Francis to meet with top Sunni Muslim leader

Pope Francis would be receiving the highest authority in Sunni Islam at the Vatican on coming Monday. News about Pope’s unprecedented meeting between Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar, Cairo and Pope Francis was revealed by the Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi. “This audience is being prepared and has been scheduled for Monday. It […]

Aleppo archbishop asks to pray for Christians in Syria

Aleppo archbishop asks to pray for Christians in Syria

A Melkite Catholic archbishop from Syria said that the future of Christians in the Middle East remains unsure and so he called for the intervention of the international community. During his two-day visit to the Connecticut, Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart of Aleppo shared his feelings with the 400 faithful at the historic New Haven church. The […]

Syrian Refugee carries Olympic torch prior to Rio Olympics

Ibrahim Al-Hussein, a Syrian refugee carried the Olympic torch prior to the 2016 Rio Olympics. He passed through the Eleonas refugee camp, near Athens. “Big honor.. big honor. This isn’t a game to me. It’s an honor. It wasn’t easy. Inside my heart, I feel so happy, so happy. Today I made it. What more […]

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