A long special report in the newspaper’s Sunday Magazine addresses this dramatic question. Within a century (1910-2010), the number of Christians in countries such as Egypt, Israel, Palestine and Jordan has plummeted from 14 to 4 per cent of the population
Christians in the Middle East are facing difficulties ranging from “bad” to “less bad,” said Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem in recent days, adding, however, that the condition of Palestinians in the West Bank is still undoubtedly better compared to the hardship faced by Christians in Syria and Iraq. Particularly those who are forced to abandon their homes due to the advance of Islamic State militia.
“Is this the end of Christianity in the Middle Eats” The New York Times Magazine asks in its Sunday 26 July issue titled: “The Shadow of Death”.