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2202, 2018

The Situation in Damascus is Critical

February 22nd, 2018|

The inhabitants of the Christian suburbs in the Syrian capital express their desperation at the constant attacks upon them. The international Catholic pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is calling for prayers and for a cessation of all violence. According to a report sent to the pontifical foundation ACN by Caritas International, [...]

702, 2018

ACN to Illuminate Coliseum in Red

February 7th, 2018|

ACN TO ILLUMINATE COLISEUM IN RED – AND CHURCHES IN ALEPPO AND MOSUL AT THE SAME TIME BREAKING THROUGH THE BARRIERS OF INDIFFERENCE TO PERSECUTION! “Our aim is to break through the indifference, above all among the international community, and to strive to ensure that after 24 February no one can continue to ignore the [...]

2401, 2018

Turkish offensive in northern Syria: Christians desperate for help

January 24th, 2018|

by Karla Sponar Two days after the attacks on north Syria began, Christians in Afrin have launched an urgent public appeal for help. “The congregation of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Afrin is asking for immediate international protection for the believers in the city,” reads the appeal, which was forwarded to the international [...]

1201, 2018

Bishop Miraculously Avoids Death!

January 12th, 2018|

Bishop miraculously avoids death – as bomb lands in his bedroom. Church building on only street named in New Testament suffers damage during bombardment. Sisters in nearby convent also have narrow escape One bishop narrowly avoided death when a bomb landed on his bed during a bombardment of Syria’s capital Damascus. Maronite Archbishop Samir Nassar’s [...]