Catholic, Orthodox patriarchs seek help, say Mideast churches in danger

Mideast Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs decried the desperate situation they face as shepherds of churches "whose existence is in real danger."

Suicide bombers hit predominantly Christian village in northeast Lebanon

Suicide bombers attacked a predominantly Christian village in northeast Lebanon twice in one day, and residents called on the government to support them.

Syriac bishop for Canada says he will prioritize refugees, vocations

Bishop Antoine Nassif, newly ordained bishop for the Syriac Catholic church in Canada pledged to make priority the suffering and spiritual needs of beleaguered Syriacs seeking refuge in Canada.

Lebanon strains under weight of refugees

Lebanon continues to bear the brunt of absorbing massive numbers of refugees. A commonly cited figure is that one in four people in Lebanon is displaced from Syria.