Middle East

Ryan Richardson August 10, 2018
What happened to Egypt's popular uprising?
Gerard O’Connell July 07, 2018
Pope Francis prays for peace with Christian leaders.
Mass for Iraqi Christian refugees at Our Lady of Peace Center on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital, Amman, in January 2016. (CNS photo/Dale Gavlak) 
Matthew Petti July 06, 2018
Few of the refugees are interested in returning to Iraq. “Return to what?” asks one Chaldean-Assyrian refugee. He says that “Iraq is a Frankenstein, not a state” because of the persistent ethnic and sectarian divisions.
Father Alfred Hicks and his first year students in 1961 (photo: Georgetown University)
Joseph MacDonnell June 29, 2018
July 17 marks the 50th anniversary of the coup d’etat in Iraq that brought the Baathist party to power.
Pakistan’s second-ever cardinal of the Catholic Church is slated to be installed on Friday, June 29.
Margot Patterson June 25, 2018
Two of the most influential anti-Muslim organizations have direct ties to the Trump administration.