Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East

 

Priest kidnapped in Yemen by Islamist terrorists freed

Christians in the Arabian Peninsula give thanks to God for the safe release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian Priest from India, who was abducted in Yemen on 4th March 2016.

 

Fatwas to go in Cairo

Al-Azhar opens Kiosks in subway stations offering fatwas

 

Egypt's churches on suicide bomb attack alert

Release International warns of terror threats against Egypt's Christians

 

Joint Anglican-Catholic school for Syrian refugees launched in Jordan

The project will offer 160 children from one to five years of age the opportunity to be cared for in kindergartens

 

Church fears over Saudi-Qatari diplomatic spat

Bishop of Cyprus & the Gulf urges quick resolution to end the blockade of Qatar by the gulf states

 

New USCIRF Report on Religious Minorities in Kurdistan

USCIRF recognizes the KRI’s religious freedoms as “comparatively robust” as opposed to its regional neighbors

 

Statement on Egypt massacre by the Archbishop in Jerusalem

The convoy which was on its way for peaceful pilgrimage for prayer and devotion was confronted with the evil of terrorism and horrors of death and destruction.

 

Ascension Day letter from the Archbishop in Jerusalem

We celebrate our church as a Communion that always strives to work for and live in the Truth as revealed in Scripture, that honours a tradition which has been passed down since the Apostles; and understands that God reveals himself day-by-day in our lives and the lives of those whom we serve.

 

Welby responds to massacre of Egyptian pilgrims

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury following the terror attack in Egypt

 

Vicar-General for Iran appointed

The Revd Dr Albert Walters appointed Vicar General for the Diocese of Iran for a six month period.