middle east

Activists: West ignoring genocide of Middle East religious minorities

Religious freedom advocate Katrina Lantos Swett calls the crisis “perhaps the great moral challenge of our time right now.”

Partnership Grants Help Lutheran Hour Ministries Alleviate Suffering in the Middle East

Through compassionate giving across the Synod, the LCMS was able to provide two grants to help Lutheran Hour Ministries expand its Middle East mercy ministry to people displaced by violence.

Lutherans to provide help for persecuted Christians, refugees

The Synod establishes a fund for donations from those who want to help with LCMS mercy ministry and human-care efforts for refugees.

Embroiled over Israel, Presbyterians invite rabbi to speak

The rabbi who heads the largest branch of Judaism in North America will appeal directly to the Presbyterian Church (USA) to step back from a series of critical resolutions aimed at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Christian leaders: Middle East Christians must not be forgotten

Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders join forces to call for an end to the silence over persecuted Christian communities in Egypt, Iraq and Syria.