Elias Turk

Elias Turk

Elias Turk is the Vatican/Rome editor for ACI Mena.

Articles by Elias Turk

Interview with Jerusalem Patriarch Pizzaballa: Christians face coexistence problems, not persecution

Aug 26, 2023 / 08:30 am

“The overwhelming majority of the Israeli population, more than 90%, has nothing to do with [the attacks on Christians],” Pizzaballa told ACI Mena.

What it is like to be a Catholic priest in Qatar

Nov 29, 2022 / 06:09 am

When Father Charbel Mhanna needs to acquire altar wine for Mass, he must use a special card issued by the government of Qatar.

How the economic crisis is transforming the Christian population in Lebanon

Oct 23, 2022 / 10:00 am

Christians, like all Lebanese, today face rising unemployment, bank withdrawal limits, the suspension of international payments, electricity, water, and internet shortages, and the lack of a clear exit plan, leading to a continuous rise in poverty.