How will U.S. policy affect Middle East's Christians in 2017?

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A wide variety of issues, both domestic and foreign, have been raised during the presidential transition. One that hasn't received much notice is the situation of the beleaguered Christian community in the Middle East.

What Christians are finding as they return to the Nineveh Plain

MOSUL, Iraq (CNA/EWTN News) — As villages on Iraq’s Nineveh Plain are liberated from Islamic State forces, the Christians who lived there have returned, only to find destruction and betrayal.

Magi's journey reflects our longing for God, pope says on Epiphany

VATICAN CITY (CNS) The Magi had the courage to set out on a journey in the hope of finding something new, unlike Herod who was full of himself and unwilling to change his ways, Pope Francis said.