New Iraqi archbishop: Rebuilding of Mosul must include hearts and minds

The new Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, faces a challenge of rebuilding, but not just structurally.

Status of Syrian refugees in Lebanon remains largely unchanged

While procedures are being put in place for Syrians to return to their war-torn country from neighboring Lebanon, the refugee crisis continues to linger and remains largely unchanged, a Caritas Lebanon official said.

Amid hardships, Syriac Catholic young people attest to their faith

Driven by a zeal and strong ties to the roots of their faith, 450 young people from all over the world gathered in Lebanon for the first Syriac Youth International Convention, open to people 18-35.

Mideast Catholic patriarchs express hope amid uncertainty at Christmas

Catholic patriarchs of the Middle East — with hope, despite uncertainty in the region — called for peace, security, prayer and solidarity at Christmastime.

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