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Easter in Jerusalem – The Light of Hope and Resurrection

Easter in Jerusalem – The Light of Hope and Resurrection

Each year at Easter, Orthodox Christians join in an ancient ritual symbolizing the spread of the light and hope of resurrection to the world from the traditional tomb of Christ in Jerusalem.

Holy Land Bishops urge Obama to remember the Plight of Palestinian Christians

Holy Land Bishops urge Obama to remember the Plight of Palestinian Christians

On the occasion of Barack Obama’s visit in the Middle East – which began today, Wednesday, March 20 with the arrival in Israel – the Commission “Justice and Peace” of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land has written to the U.S. President a letter to draw his attention on some major problems that affect the presence of Christians in the region.

Help Support a Pastor in Gaza Strip’s only Evangelical Church

Help Support a Pastor in Gaza Strip’s only Evangelical Church

You can help Gaza Baptist Church bring Pastor Massad on full-time. For the past several years, the Baptist Church has depended on church elders and members to operate in the absence of a full-time pastor. Because Rev. Hanna Massad, the church’s former pastor, wasn’t able to obtain a visa to live in Gaza with his wife, visiting preachers speak at the church when available.

Did we Betray Iraq’s Christians?

Did we Betray Iraq’s Christians?

‘We Have Betrayed Iraqi Christians Twice,’ asserts a London-based writer. He is making the claim close to the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. It was a decade ago, one March 20, 2013, that the U.S. and its allies invaded Iraq on the premise that the country was hiding weapons of mass destruction.

Two Iranian Women Imprisoned, on Death Row and Miraculously Freed

Two Iranian Women Imprisoned, on Death Row and Miraculously Freed

“Captive in Iran,” the dramatic memoir of Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh, is the true story of two young Iranian women who were imprisoned at the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran and sentenced to death for spreading Christianity and miraculously freed.

Jewish Hospital and Christian Group Join Forces to help Palestinian Children

Jewish Hospital and Christian Group Join Forces to help Palestinian Children

Jewish hospital will offer free medical care to Palestinian children in partnership with Christian group. A top Israeli medical center and a Christian organization that ministers to Palestinian refugees have launched a new project, “Rescue the Child,” to provide free medical care to Palestinian babies and children from the West Bank and Gaza.

National Council of Christian Churches held in Egypt

National Council of Christian Churches held in Egypt

Representatives of several different Christian denominations present in Egypt met this morning in St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox cathedral in the capital’s al-Abbasiy district, to sign the statutes of the country’s first National Council of Christian Churches.

Syrian War Intensifying, Baptist Global Response Says

Syrian War Intensifying, Baptist Global Response Says

For only the second time in the nearly 2-year Syrian civil war, the U.N. refugee agency completed an aid delivery Thursday. The trucks delivered 15,000 blankets and 10,000 tents to an Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp near the Syrian-Turkish border in the country’s northwest.

The First Christian Music Program to be Broadcast Live in Egypt

The First Christian Music Program to be Broadcast Live in Egypt

The first Christian music program to be broadcast live in Egypt is touching the hearts of those who might otherwise never enter a church.