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Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, center, visits a hospitalised victim of the twin suicide bombings in Beirut  (CNS photo/courtesy Mission of Life, Lebanon)

Forty-six people died in last week’s suicide bombings

Christians in Lebanon (CNS)

Bishop Flavianus Michael Melki has been called a “model for holiness” for persecuted Christians

Melkite Patriarch Gregoire III Laham has urged the world's nation to help Syria (CNS)

The region is ‘bleeding’ Christians as large numbers flee Syria and Lebanon

Iraqi Christian refugee girl holds souvenir of Holy Family as boy looks on at a Lebanese church (CNS)

Cardinal Bechara Rai tells UNESCO that Christians are ‘irreplaceable peacemakers’ and, without them, ‘Islam will fall into the hands of fundamentalists’

Cardinal Bechara Rai (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Maronite Catholic patriarch briefs ambassadors on Middle East crisis

Catholic, Orthodox and Muslim religious leaders meet for an inter-faith summit in Bkerke (CNS)

Catholic, Orthodox and Muslim representatives release joint statement at the conclusion of inter-faith summit

A Syrian child stands barefoot outside a tent at a camp in Lebanon  (CNS photo/Brooke Anderson)

An Assyrian Christian couple who fled to Lebanon tell their story

Christian Iraqi women pray during a Mass at the Maronite Catholic Cathedral of the Resurrection in Rabieh, east of Beirut (CNS)

Maronite Catholic bishops issue statement following a special synod held last week

Kurdish soldiers in Kobani, Syria (Photo: PA)

The conflict is not the West’s fault. But Syria will not reach a solution on its own

Melkite Patriarch Gregoire III Laham (CNS)

Patriarch Laham says the Middle East is suffering a ‘Way of the Cross’ in Lenten message