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The “rebels” say no to truce in Aleppo. Bishop Abou Khazen: powers from outside plan our torture

Aleppo (Agenzia Fides) – The refusal of the anti-Assad forces to humanitarian truce in Aleppo proposed by the UN envoy Staffan de Mistura is “a serious matter” and proves once again that the Syrian conflict “will not end until all … Continue reading

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‘Islamic State’ begins Executing Seized Christians

Terrorists Murder Young Assyrians Fighting to Defend Christian Villages and Families Terrorist group Islamic State (IS) has started killing hostages seized after it took Assyrian Christian villages in Syria’s Hassake governorate – with reports that around 15 are dead.

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Saint Milad Saber and His Twenty Companions

Their story is the same as the Acts of the Martyrs of the first centuries. Killed by the sword of Islam out of pure hatred for their Christian faith by Sandro Magister ROME, March 2, 2015 – They refused to … Continue reading

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Documentary shows the exodus of Christians from Syria

In the past, Syria had one of the most storied Christian communities in the world. St. Paul was even baptized there. Today, Christians suffer from the Syrian civil war like everyone else, but they are also persecuted simply for their baptism. … Continue reading

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Bombing in Damascus, the Franciscan monastery attacked in the area of Bab Touma

Damascus (Agenzia Fides) – Yesterday the central areas and suburbs of Damascus were hit by intense firing rockets and mortar shells, both from areas under rebel control and from the artillery of the government army.

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Pope Appeals for ‘Negotiated Solution’ to Middle East Conflicts

Prays for Persecuted Christians, Minorities in Syria and Iraq Rome, January 30, 2015 (Zenit.org) Pope Francis called for a “negotiated solution” to assist those suffering from persecution and violence in Syria and Iraq. The Holy Father made his appeal during an audience … Continue reading

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Middle East Patriarchs Call on World Leaders to Act

Prelates Convene to Discuss Situation of Persecuted Christians Rome, January 29, 2015 (Zenit.org) The Patriarchs of the Middle East met to discuss the situations facing Christians in the region, particularly those who have been displaced due to conflict.

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