December 25, 2014
- As Christmas Day dawns in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, thousands of Iraqi and Syrian Christians, persecuted daily for their faith, will pray as they have for more than 2000 years with joyful thanks for the birth of Jesus Christ. Dangerously near the area occupied by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), more than 1.2 more »...
December 17, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel A. McDonald, Deputy COO and Director of Mission for The Episcopal Church, has announced that the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) is offering a 4-week video-based Epiphany curriculum and a bulletin insert for faith formation to raise awareness about refugees and the work of DFMS through Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM).
DFMS has prepared these materials as part of its celebration of 75...
December 15, 2014
Since June 18, 2004, the first day U.S. drones killed people in what has been called the U.S. “global war on terror,” people of faith have questioned whether the use of lethal drones is justifiable.
Since then, the CIA has conducted an estimated 400 or more drone strikes in Pakistan,...
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Beatitude, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East at Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church here on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
Patriarch John arrived in the US on December...
December 12, 2014
- Samaritan’s Purse airlifted 60,000 shoebox gifts to children from Syria and Iraq yesterday, who have been displaced by self-designated Islamic State (ISIS) militants.
December 7, 2014
- B’nai B’rith International co-hosted “Jewish Refugees: The Untold Story of the Middle East” at the 6th & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C., bringing to the forefront the untold plight of hundreds of thousands...
December 6, 2014
November 18, 2014
- The Church of England’s General Synod has been told that the facts on the ground were “simply devastating” for religious minorities. More than 12.2 million people in Syria are in need of assistance, and 1.8 million in Iraq are displaced.
November 12, 2014
- As forces from the United States and its allies were carrying out the latest round of airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, Mary Mikhael was cautioning against external military influence in those countries, where ISIS has claimed control over large portions of land and as many as 250,000 people have been killed.
November 11, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans need a deeper understanding of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations so they can better pray and respond to interfaith situations.
Chair of the Anglican Network for Inter Faith Concerns (NIFCON) and Archbishop of Dublin the Most Rev. Michael Jackson made the comments in a letter to primates and provincial secretaries of the Anglican Communion.
Writing to promote...