Father Andre White House Trip Summary

A small group of individuals, led by Father Andre Mhanna and representing the Apostolic Union of the Clergy and Laity and the Apostolate of Our Lady of Hope, went to Washington D.C. to raise awareness of the plight of the Christian refugees in the Middle East, as well as to support religious freedom. During this time, the group educated several legislators and staff members about the Christian persecution in the Middle East and the need for the respect for religious freedom. Read trip summary

White House morning national day of prayer

Fr Andre with president trump at national day of prayer may 4- 2017 signature of the national day of prayer and the executive order on religious freedom. View Gallery

Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros Words During Holy Pope Visit to the Coptic Church in Egypt

Pope Francis and Pope Tawadros words sent by our committee in Egypt during the visit of the Holy Pope to the Coptic church in Egypt [Arabic Transcript]. Read the words

On Divine Mercy Sunday faithful urged to trust in Christ’s mercy, pass it on

Maronite church’s event offers sacramental graces, highlights plight of persecuted Christians

By Roxanne King,

On April 23, Divine Mercy Sunday, hundreds of people turned out at St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church for a celebration that offered the chance to earn a plenary indulgence and to be inspired by religious leaders to share Christ’s mercy with others. Read more…

Archbishop of Washington: Nearly One Christian Killed Every Hour for Practicing Faith

By EDWIN MORA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly one Christian is killed every hour around the world for practicing their faith, said the Archbishop of the U.S. capital.

Cardinal Donald Wuerl made those comments on Thursday while delivering the keynote address during the one-day symposium at the National Press Club focused on Christian prosecution.

The event featured the release of a report by the University of Notre Dame’s Under Caesar’s Sword project titled, “In Response to Persecution.”

Christian persecution is a worldwide phenomenon, noted the Washington archbishop. Read more…

Maronite Church to declare this year as the Year of Witness and Martyrs

“Maronite Church to declare this year as the Year of Witness and Martyrs” Bishop Elias Zaidan to the Clergy of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon at the Occasion of Thursday of Mysteries – April 2017
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Thank you Letter from Bishop Kassarji

Thank you letter from Bishop Kassarji, Bishop of Catholic Chaldean Eparchy of Beirut- acknowledging the reception of the Christmas Gift and Food Drive for 2016 for over 1000 children from Syria and Ira. Read more…

Historical Ecumenical dinner and joined declaration to support the protection of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East

Historical Ecumenical dinner and joined declaration to support the protection of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East

Historical Ecumenical dinner and joined declaration to support the protection of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East at Saint Rafka Maronite Church hosted by Bishop Elias Zaidan, Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon, Presided by archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver Roman Catholic Church, along with Guest of Honor Metropolitan Isaiah of the Greek…

ACLJ Takes the Obama State Department to Court to Find Out What They Are Doing to Stop the ISIS Genocide Against Christians

ACLJ Takes the Obama State Department to Court to Find Out What They Are Doing to Stop the ISIS Genocide Against Christians

The ISIS (Islamic State) genocide of Christians and other religious minorities is undeniable. It’s horrific. And it must end. Today, we filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State to find out what is actually being done to stop it. After pressure from the ACLJ and others, the Obama Administration publicly recognized the…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Cash Raffle

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dear Friends, As part of our continuous effort to support our Church, The ladies’ Society of Saint Rafka is organizing a Cash Raffle 1st Prize $10,000 cash 2nd Prize $2,500 cash 3rd Prize $1,000 cash Only 400 tickets will be sold! Price per ticket $100 If you like to support our efforts kindly let…

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