Hungary Opens Office for Persecuted Christians

Raymond Ibrahim - Frontpage Magazine - 15/10/16 The nation of Hungary recently did something that is as unprecedented as it is commonsensical and humanitarian: it "has become the first government to open an office specifically to address the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and Europe." Zoltan Balog, Hungary's Minister for Human Resources, explained: Today, Christianity has become the ...

Orthodox Gathering says Mideast Christians under threat

The Daily Star - 6/9/13 BEIRUT: The Orthodox Gathering called Friday on the U.S. to weigh carefully plans to launch a military strike against Syria, warning such an attack would threaten the presence of Christians in the region. They also criticized the international community for remaining silent over a recent attack in the predominantly Christian village of ...

Iraqi MP: Syria collapse would endanger all Mideast Christians

  World Watch Monitor- 22/6/13 The collapse of the Syrian state would be a jihadist triumph and a threat to Christians throughout the Middle East, says Yonadam Kanna, a member of Iraqi National Assembly and Secretary General for the Assyrian Democratic Movement. Q: What do you think about future of Christians in Middle East? A: Well, it depends upon the political ...

Israel and the Plight of Mideast Christians

A damaged crucifix survives the burning of a Greek-Orthodox church in Tulkarem in the West Bank on Sept. 17, 2006.

9/3/2012 The church in Bethlehem had survived more than 1,000 years, through wars and conquests, but its future now seemed in jeopardy. Spray-painted all over its ancient stone walls were the Arabic letters for Hamas. The year was 1994 and the city was about to pass from Israeli to Palestinian control. I was meeting with the ...

Arab Spring inflicts chill on Mideast Christians

By: John Longhurst 12/10/2011 Will the Arab Spring lead to a Christian winter? That's the question being asked by a number of observers following successful revolutions and regime changes in the Middle East. In late October, the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation--an organization supported by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops -- called on Christians in the U.S. and ...

What’s to become of Mideast Christians?

Syria’s Christians fear President Bashar al-Assad’s downfall, Henry Srebrnik writes.

By Henry Srebrnik 22/11/2011 The Arab awaking has been, at best, a mixed blessing for the Middle East’s Christian Arab minorities. The uprisings in Libya and Tunisia have had little impact on the region’s Christians, as these two countries are almost entirely Sunni Muslim in religion. But Egypt and Syria are a different story. The fall of Egypt’s ...