Christianity in the Middle East

The Middle East is the birthplace of Christianity and its history over the last two thousand years is varied and complex.

There are Christians (and Anglicans among them) in every country in the region but in most countries the historic Churches along with the more recent arrivals face the challenge of living as minorities.

The Province of Jerusalem & the Middle East

Diocese of Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Bishopric was founded in 1841, to establish an Anglican presence in the city. Initially it was supported jointly by the Chu...

Diocese of Egypt with N. Africa and Horn of Africa

The Christian Church in Egypt can rightly claim continuity back to the time of our Lord and the small Episcopal Church has grown up as a result of ...

Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf

In 1976, when the new Province of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East was inaugurated, Cyprus, Iraq and the Gulf States and the A...

Diocese of Iran

There have been Christians in Iran since the earliest days of the Church and the indigenous Churches persist as minorities in this predominantly Mu...