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Hezbollah is a threat to Christians in Lebanon, Tell Congress to Act!

Lebanon is a country built on religious pluralism, but for the last several decades, the Christian identity has been under pressure. Today, they are being driven out of the country. Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist organization, has been leading the country into a deep financial crisis, and Christians in Lebanon need our help or they will be the latest Christian community to go extinct.

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Three U.S. Cardinals Issue Statement in Support of Maronite Bishops

Three United States Cardinals, who serve as Honorary Chairs of the Religious Advisory Board for In Defense of Christians, express fraternal solidarity Continue reading

The In Defense of Christians Religious Advisory Board Stands in Solidarity with Maronite Patriarch Rai and Archbishop Mousa El-Hajj

Washington, DC — We, the Religious Advisory Board of In Defense of Christians (IDC), stand in solidarity with Maronite Patriarch Rai and Archbishop Mousa El-Hajj in light of the Archbishop’s … Continue reading

IDC Condemns Lebanese Government’s Detention of Catholic Archbishop

Washington, DC – In Defense of Christians (IDC) condemns the Lebanese government’s unjust detention of a Maronite Catholic Archbishop as an apparent act of intimidation against Maronite Church leadership for … Continue reading

The Philos Project and Partner Organizations Introduce Abraham’s Missing Child Initiative to Bipartisan Members of Congress

Washington, DC – On July 13, 2022, the Philos Project, In Defense of Christians, the American Sephardi Federation, and the Mimouna Association met with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill … Continue reading

April 2022 Newsletter