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A new study reveals a decrease in the Christian population by a third, yet the Ṭāʾif  Agreement imposes parity. Only a few buildings are still inhabited by Christians west of the old Ṣaydā road in al- Ḥadath area in the suburb of Southern Beirut, after the departure of hundreds of people, and the...
The Maronite Church is part of the Catholic Church, and recognizes the sovereignty of the Vatican. The headquarters of the Maronite Church in Bakarkī, Lebanon, and it has its own patriarch and bishops. It was founded by Patriarch Yūḥannā Mārūn in 687 AD in northern Syria. Yūḥannā Mārūn and his...
On April 21, millions of Christians around the world celebrate the glorious Easter feast, according to the Western calendar, as the Catholic Churches (the Vatican), Roman churches, Latins, Chaldean and Maronite celebrate the feast on Saturday night, 20th of this month.
Chaldean Catholic Cardinal Louis Sako of Baghdad, Iraq, has invited the Eastern Catholic Patriarchs to participate in the 26th synod to be held from November 26 to 30, 2018, in the Cardinal headquarters at al-Manṣūr city of Iraq. The theme of the session will be dubbed: “Youth: a sign of hope in...
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
Nājih Sam‘ān, the author, presents a brief study on the historical and geographical background of Catholicism in Egypt.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.
The biggest and oldest church bell in the world is now lying in the courtyard of the Maronite church in Alexandria. Since it was presented to the church, it has lain there because no building can bear its weight which is 7.5 tons.
The Maronite Patriarch and Cardinal declared that the existence of Christians in the East, at the beginning of the third millennium, is a matter of life or death for them. Lebanon is an example. The majority of the Lebanese who emigrated in the last ten years are Christians. This also applies to...
The U.S. Catholic Conference expressed its deep disturbance with the efforts of extremists, in the Middle East and abroad, who incite and intensify religious conflict through inflammatory rhetoric, and anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-Christian acts. It declared that the Holy Land must be a...

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