The WCC’s Central Committee has expressed its concern at the “alarming and rapidly deteriorating situation of Christians in the Middle East.”
06 July 2018
The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.
17 April 2018
Former Bishop of Exeter amongst a group of British Christian leaders to visit to officials in Damascus hours after Western airstrikes.
16 April 2018
The Governing Body of the Church in Wales has called for “concerted diplomatic action” following the chemical attack in Douma.
13 April 2018
Senior members of the Church of England joined the Patriarch of Antioch yesterday (Thursday) for the consecration of Britain’s first Syriac Orthodox Cathedral.
25 November 2016
One third of the population of Lebanon are refugees from other countries, an Anglican delegation heard this week as they met with the Middle East Council of Churches in Beirut.
27 October 2016
A simple act of solidarity with the people of Aleppo by a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland has turned into a global initiative supported by several Anglican churches.
24 October 2016
The Church in Wales has joined five other UK Christian churches in calling for an end to the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
20 October 2016
The former Bishop of the Church of England’s Diocese of Guildford, the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, has condemned an assassination attempt on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Karim of the Syriac Orthodox Church.
22 June 2016
An in-depth report from Church Times’ reporter Madeleine Davies, who met with people fleeing the violence in Syria and those supporting them during a visit to refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan.
04 March 2016