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Message from Father Hugo Alaniz, IVE from Aleppo: “People must beg to survive”

Aleppo, March 19th 2018 Dear All In the middle of last December I arrived at Aleppo, my new destination, a new mission.  Taking advantage of the festive Christmas period I began visiting families both in the Vicariate (parish) where we … Continue reading

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“Mom, have the doves returned?”

War is a terrible agony. The children especially, being the most vulnerable, suffer greatly. A distressed teacher told us that the kids, during their recess, do not speak about anything else: “My mom could not wash our clothes because we … Continue reading

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Even the most difficult needs that these people face do not make them give up!

Dear all: Although it was some time ago that we wrote this chronicle, now that we have internet connection, we would like to share it with you. It is very cold in Aleppo. We have just a few hours of … Continue reading

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FRATERNITY, THE FOUNDATION AND PATHWAY TO PEACE

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE  WORLD DAY OF PEACE 1 JANUARY 2014 FRATERNITY, THE FOUNDATION AND PATHWAY TO PEACE 1. In this, my first Message for the World Day of Peace, I wish to offer … Continue reading

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Mother, do not be afraid!

Mother, Do not be afraid! I am going to describe a painful incident. I am convinced that the episode, though tragic, can bring forth many beneficial effects, as it has done to us and so many others. Amal is a … Continue reading

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I would like to invite everyone to pray for the religious sisters of the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Tecla in Ma’lula, in Syria, who, two days ago, were taken away by force by armed men

At the end of his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis called on everyone to pray for a group of nuns taken by force from the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Tecla in the ancient Christian town of Ma’lula in … Continue reading

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Hello everyone! We’re well and we continue to survive here!

Aleppo, October 9, 2013 Hello everyone! We’re well and we continue to survive here! Today, finally we are able to contact you! Thank you all for your prayers and concern. We are all well, thanks be to God; we have, … Continue reading

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