Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, has been
one of the major religions of the region from 4th-century Byzantine reforms until ...
Jul 22, 2015 ... He died of a head wound after being struck by a militant while fleeing his ... One
of the main pipelines for Christians fleeing the Middle East runs ...
Dec 25, 2015 ... Christianity is under siege in the very region where it was born. Of the 1.1 million
Syrian Christians, 10% have fled or died.
Jan 12, 2016 ... Millions escaped countries such as Nigeria, Eritrea, Syria and Iraq in 2015,
according to charity.
BBC News looks at Syria's Christian community, one of the world's oldest. ... 'Die
or leave' ... Patriarch Gregorios said the threat to Christianity in Syria had wider
implications for the religion's future in the Middle East because the country had
Dec 14, 2015 ... To his joy, the pope called the Middle Eastern priest and told him that "I will ....
where they force Christians to either convert to Islam or die.".
It has been a difficult 1000 years and 100 years for Christianity in the Middle East.
The fraction of Christians is dropping in almost every country in the Middle ...
Jan 1, 2016 ... Middle East Christians Flee: Populations In Syria, Egypt, Palestine And Iraq
Dwindle Amid Strife ... The Christian population in Lebanon, as elsewhere in the
Middle East, has .... Former WWE Wrestler Joanie Laurer Died From.
Jul 8, 2015 ... Many would rather die than abandon their ancient homeland, but ... And without
that voice, the suffering of Christians in the Middle East will not ...
Sami A. Hanna, “Death and Dying in the Middle East,” in Deity & Death, ed. ......
me as the opposite of Muslim and Christian culture of Egypt or the Middle East.