His Excellency Mario Zenari visited Aleppo From the 17th to the 23rd of May we received the visit of His Excellency Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria. During his stay in this town, he met with the bishops of various … Continue reading
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
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.
When insurgents stormed Kessab, they posted pictures of themselves protecting ancient churches. But a visit to the Syrian town tells a different story. Rain seeped into the tombs through shattered flagstones. Nearby, marble crosses lay in pieces. Plastic flowers, once … Continue reading
With new episodes of violence afflicting the peoples of the Holy Land and Syria, it is necessary to renew our commitment to pray earnestly that the Lord may grant the gift of Peace. There is not anything — however difficult … Continue reading