Jerusalem Patriarch: pray for Middle East Christians
Catholic World News - September 05, 2013
Patriarch Fouad Twal, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, has called for prayers for Middle East Christians during this time of crisis.
“We have many challenges, we have many problems,” he told Vatican Radio. “We are really afraid, afraid for the present and for the future … A result of this fear is the emigration of many Christians from Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan.”
“We rely on collaboration and solidarity, and especially prayers,” he added. “We still believe in the power of prayer … In anticipation we are very grateful for any solidarity, any prayer. We need peace -- and when I say peace, it is peace for all the inhabitants of this region, whether Jews, Muslims, or Christians.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($15,935 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!