News and Media

This section contains links to news and media articles from various outlets about Christians in the Middle East.

9 Coptic Women Who Run the World (medium)

January 31, 2018

Published by, this article provides an interesting look into the lives of successful Coptic career women.

Aramaic, the language of Jesus, comes to New Jersey (American Magazine)

January 26, 2018

Excerpt: “A strip mall 15 minutes down the highway from Manhattan is the last place I expected to hear the language spoken by Jesus Christ. But northern New Jersey is one of the places where Syriac Christians, driven from the Middle East by violence and persecution, have come to call home over the past few decades.”

Historic Ordination of a Deaconess in the Tehran Diocese of the Armenian Church (civilnet)

January, 12, 2018

Excerpt: “The Primate of the Diocese of Tehran ordained a young woman as a deaconess in Tehran’s St. Sarkis Mother Church on September 25, 2017. Even as the office of deaconess had existed in Armenian Church convents for centuries, this was a historic first. It is the first time that a lay woman, not a nun, was ordained a ‘parish deacon.'”