September 09, 2016
The Sunni-Shia conflict forces Governments to make tricky diplomatic choices. Iran seems a better prospect
July 12, 2016
Acting on Pope Francis's wishes, a Vatican official is in Cairo to visit al-Azhar University
May 23, 2016
Pope Francis held a private audience with the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim centre
March 17, 2016
The four nuns served the vulnerable without regard to politics. But they were caught in the middle of Yemen’s disastrous civil war
December 22, 2015
The Middle East is more polarised along religious lines than ever before. Yet recent history shows the region can return to the enlightened tolerance it once enjoyed
May 15, 2015
Bishop Audo says that almost everyone would leave Aleppo if they could
March 12, 2015
The conflict is not the West's fault. But Syria will not reach a solution on its own
July 24, 2014
The long tradition of the presence of Christians in the Middle East is nearly at an end