Melkite Archdiocese of Aleppo

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Over a year after the earthquake that hit Syria and Turkey in February 2023, restoration of Aleppo's Church of St. George has been completed.

A year after earthquake, Aleppo’s St. George Church rises again

Apr 23, 2024

By Souheil Lawand

The Melkite Greek Catholic community celebrated this week as the Church of St. George reopened its doors after undergoing restoration... Read more

The scene of a May 2015 attack on Christians in Aleppo.

Aleppo's Melkite archbishop looks to rebuild city from the ashes

Aug 10, 2017

By Matt Hadro

After the Syrian city of Aleppo lost over half its Christian population during the conflict among government forces and various... Read more

Jean-Clement Jeanbart, Melkite Archbishop of Aleppo, speaks at the KoC Conference in Philadelphia, while Bashar Warda, Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil, looks on, Aug. 4, 2015.

If you won't help our people stay, help them leave - Catholic bishops from the Middle East

Aug 5, 2015

By Mary Farrow

Catholic archbishops from Iraq and Syria said Tuesday that while they hope to help their people stay in the Middle... Read more

A young adult choir prepares to perform at a celebration for Archbishop Jeanbart's

Aleppo archbishop aims to help Christians stay in Syria

Jul 24, 2015

With half of Syria’s population displaced due to its ongoing civil war, Church leaders in the country are seeking to... Read more

Interior of a damaged church building in Aleppo, April 2015.

A modern-day St Francis? Archbishop works to rebuild Syrian Church amid destruction

May 15, 2015

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

A four-year civil war in Syria has left a mounting death toll and displaced millions of persons, but one bishop... Read more