An Arab Seminarian's Reflection on Christmas. "Direct Your Spiritual Senses to the Current Prayers and Cries of Our Persecuted Brothers"
CHICAGO, DEC. 23, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Here is a letter from Khalil Hattar, an Arab-American seminarian studying for the Archdiocese of Chicago at St. Joseph College Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. The letter reflects on the situation of Christians in the Middle East. Hattar's parents both immigrated from Jordan to the United States in the late 1980s.