“Mama Maggie” Shares Gospel

SVOTS - 27/10/16 When “Mama Maggie” Gobran spoke Friday evening, October 22, on our seminary campus, she not only shared the wisdom of the gospel—she embodied it. Through the extraordinary witness of her own life, which is lived among destitute people in Cairo, Egypt’s teeming slums, she humbly but liberally shared the spiritual treasures she has ...

Blessing of the Painting of the Chapel of Saint John the Baptist of the Romanian – American University of Bucharest

20/1/14 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania blessed the painting of the chapel of Saint John the Baptist of the Romanian American University of Bucharest. On this occasion, the new Lux Mundi lecture room was blessed too. Univ. Prof. Dr. Ovidiu Flocut, Rector of the University, other members of the leadership of the educational institution, professors, ...

Beleagured Syrian Christians fear fall of Assad

People sing at a service in an Armenian Orthodox church in Damascus. Christians think they are being targeted in Syria

Dusan Stojanovic Associated Press-November 2013 DAMASCUS, Syria — Sami Amir is used to the deep, echoing rumble of Syr-ian army artillery pounding rebel positions on the outskirts of Damascus. It’s the thump of mortars launched from an Islamist-controlled neighborhood that scares him to death. Mortars have hit repeatedly in his mainly Christian district of Damascus, al-Qassaa, reportedly killing ...

Will Bishops Be Included in Deal

Jean Aziz for Al-Monitor  Lebanon Pulse - 15/10/13 A Lebanese minister confirmed to Al-Monitor that he has completely freed up his schedule for  the next few days, and will keep his mobile phone at his side until the end of  the Eid al-Adha holiday, which lasts from Oct. 15-17. He said he is waiting for  a call from ...