On July 1, 2021, Pope Francis met with an ecumenical group of Christian leaders from Lebanon to discuss and pray for the rapidly declining state of the Mediterranean country.
Sarah BassilJuly 13, 2021
One important theme of the pontificate of Pope Francis has been a message of hope to Christians in the Middle East and Africa that they are not forgotten.
Gregory J. Mansour & Toufic BaakliniApril 2, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden must construct a foreign policy agenda that prioritizes confronting Turkey, on its belligerent international conduct, and stabilizing the spiraling economic, political, and security situation in Lebanon.
Toufic BaakliniDecember 8, 2020
Syriac support for Armenia is no recent phenomenon, as they are both enduring symbols of Christianity’s native presence in the Middle East. Unfortunately, Turkey targets both groups today.
Richard GhazalNovember 5, 2020
In their final presidential debate, Donald Trump and Joe Biden should address US-Turkey relations and Erdoğan’s increasingly aggressive posture.
Richard Ghazal & Steven HowardOctober 21, 2020
Amidst global convulsions, one affected group remains relatively powerless and largely ignored: Middle Eastern Christians.
Ian SpeirJanuary 6, 2017
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