Chaldean Patriarch Addresses UN Security Council on Persecution of Christians

28/3/15 (AINA) -- Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako, the Patriarch of the Chaldean Church of Babylon, addressed the United Nations Security Council today on the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, particularly Iraq and Syria. The meeting, sponsored by France, which currently holds the council chair, addressed the issue of persecution of Christians by ISIS and other ...

DECLARATION OF VIENNA

(November 19, 2014) Under the auspices of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, high-level representatives of the major world religious and social institutions have gathered to agree on programs and initiatives that contribute to strengthening the unity against violence in the name of religion and supporting religious and cultural diversity ...

Christians and Yazidis Seek Safe Zone in Iraq At the UN Security Council

Assyrian refugees in Dohuk, Iraq.

September 2014 http://www.prnewswire.com In an historic visit to the United Nations Security Council and Secretariat General, the widest coalition of Iraqi Christian, Yazidi, and Middle East Christian NGOs ever assembled appealed to the international community not to allow further ethnic cleansing of minorities inside Iraq. They also warned against the uprooting of these minorities from ancestral ...

UN Security Council Denounces Persecution of Iraqi Christians

22/7/14 UNITED NATIONS (AFP) -- The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity. The Islamic State, which last month declared a "caliphate" straddling large swathes of northern Iraq and Syria, has threatened a Christian presence in the region spanning close ...

P.A. Slams Israeli Attack On Worshipers Marking Eastern Orthodox Easter

7/5/13 The Palestinian Foreign Ministry issued a statement strongly denouncing the Israeli military and police attacks against Palestinian Christians, diplomats, priests and visitors, celebrating the eastern Holy Fire Saturday, before Easter this past Saturday. The Ministry said that Israeli soldiers and policemen verbally and physically attacked dozens of worshipers and families, and prevented them from participating in ...

Ninth anniversary of anti-Serb violence in Kosovo

Tanjug - 18/3/13 BELGRADE --  The Serbian government and the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) are today marking the ninth anniversary of pogrom in Kosovo. During the rampage, Albanian extremists and terrorists killed ten and expelled more than 4,000 Serbs, destroyed and burned 938 Serb houses and apartments and 35 Orthodox churches and monasteries in just three days. A ...

Christians in Syria Fleeing Country as Crisis Reaches ‘Unprecedented Levels of Horror’

Children carry the body of a friend that was killed by shelling during heavy fighting between the Free Syrian Army and the forces of Syrian President Bashar al Assad in Jobar district of Damascus January 25, 2013.

By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter 31/1/13 As the civil war in Syria has reached "unprecedented levels of horror," according to the U.N., Christians are being forced to flee their homes as avoiding the violent conflict has become less of an option. "It's a fight to the death which by definition involves killing. No one will win but those who ...