Mary’s Meals to feed Syrian refugees

Mary’s Meals to feed Syrian refugees

Mary’s Meals, the child hunger charity launched its new project to feed the Syrian refugees living in Lebanon. More than 1.1 million refugees had fled to the country. 70 percent of the people living there belonged to below poverty line. Everyday they have to encounter hunger and poor living conditions. The new scheme would feed […]

Pope seeks prayers for his upcoming visit to Lesbos

Pope seeks prayers for his upcoming visit to Lesbos

Pope Francis during his Wednesday general audience sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the Greek Island of Lesbos. The Pope would be meeting with the thousands of refugees who had passed through the island. “Next Saturday I will go to the Island of Lesbos, where many refugees have passed in recent months,” the Pope […]

Jordan’s King to fund restoration works of Jesus’ Tomb

Jordan’s King Abdullah II would fund for restoration of Christ’s Tomb in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The decision was informed by Jordan’s Royal Court through a letter addressed to His Beatitude Theophilos III, the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. The Orthodox Patriarch praised the generosity of the King and appreciated His Majesty for being […]

Christians and archaeologists appeal for protecting ancient ruins of Church

Palestinian Christians and archaeologists were making desperate request to save the newly found ancient ruins of Byzantine-era church which was under threat by the construction of a commercial shopping mall in Gaza. “It breaks one’s heart to see such destruction of a valuable source of history and one just cannot wipe out thousands-of-years-old history and […]

You will be the heralds, says Cardinal Dolan

“You will be the apostles. You will be the heralds. You will help convert the world”, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan to men studying in Iraq’s only remaining seminary for diocesan priests. The Cardinal encouraged the seminarians by saying “you are teaching us. So please hear us say we love you, we need you, we cannot […]

Relics found in destructed monastery confirmed as St Elian’s

It has been confirmed that the relics found amid the destructed building of Mar Elian Church in Qaryatain, Syria was of Saint Elian. The sanctuary was bulldozed in August 2015, by the Islamic State militia. Fr Jacques Mourad, the p rior of the Syriac Catholic monastic community reported the discovery of the relics. Fr. Mourad, […]

Four seminarians are being ordained in a refugee camp

Four seminarians are being ordained in a refugee camp

Even after their seminary in Qaraqosh was break down and they were forced to flee in the 2014 terrorist attack, the four seminarians were unshaken from their desire. They still opted to be in the path to the priesthood. On March 19, the four men would be ordained deacons after a haunted attack of ISIS […]

US House votes to label ISIS atrocities as genocide

US  House votes to label ISIS atrocities as genocide

The U.S. House of Representative voted to declare the things done towards Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities as genocide. “What is happening in Iraq and Syria is a deliberate, systematic targeting of religious and ethnic minorities. Today, the House unanimously voted to call ISIS’s atrocities what they are, a genocide,” said House Speaker […]

Pope announces the winner of Global Teacher Prize

Pope announces the winner of Global Teacher Prize

Pope Francis announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize through a video message. The $1 million award was presented by the Varkey Foundation to a primary school teacher in the West Bank city of al-Bireh just outside Ramallah. “I would like to congratulate the teacher Hanan Al Hroub for winning this prestigious prize due […]

Four sisters killed in attack on Missionaries of Charity’s nursing home

Four sisters killed in attack on Missionaries of Charity’s nursing home

At least 16 people were killed after two gunmen attacked a Missionaries of Charity convent and nursing home for elderly and disabled persons in Aden, the provisional capital of Yemen, on Friday. Among the deceased, four victims were sisters of the Missionaries of Charity, the community founded by Blessed Mother Theresa. They were identified as […]