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Syrian Christians "won't give in" says Orthodox Patriarch in Easter message

Assad on Sunday that Christians in the country will not “submit and yield” to extremists fighting against the Syrian government. Syria’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch says Christians in the country will not “submit and yield” to extremists fighting against the Syrian government. ...

20/04/2014 - 17:00 - comment 0

Syrian rebels reclaim Christian town of Maaloula, monastery nuns suffer

Syrian rebels retake historical Christian town ... into the center of the historic Christian town of Maaloula Monday and forcibly evacuated a dozen Syrian ... taken hostage, claiming that rebels from the mainstream Free Syrian Army were trying to protect ...

03/12/2013 - 06:15 - comment 0

Bishop: Syrian Christians called to "take up arms"

A senior Orthodox Church official has urged Christians ... official has urged Christians to take up arms to defend themselves and their holy places in the wake ... to engage in self-defense and protect Christian holy places, which have come under attack recently. “Our ...

09/12/2013 - 06:29 - comment 0

Syria: Assad visits recaptured Christian town of Maaloula

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited the recently recaptured Christian town of Maaloula  on ... in Syria, Syria) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited the recently recaptured Christian town ... Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited ...

20/04/2014 - 12:47 - comment 0

Syrian regime, rebels clash in Christian village

The Al Qaeda affiliated Nusra front and Syrian regime forces clashed in a small Christian village northeast of Damascus, according to Syrian activists. Syrian activists who oppose President Bashar Assad reported clashes between government troops and Al ...

05/09/2013 - 13:01 - comment 0

Al Qaeda fighters seize strategic Christian town near Damascus

Christian-majority village near Damascus .  The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told ... The Syrian army on Monday launched an offensive against rebel outposts outside the Christian-majority town of Maaloula, near Damascus, after Islamist ...

09/09/2013 - 11:00 - comment 0

The refugees with nowhere to turn: Syrian Christians share their stories

for that reticence lies in the Christian population’s unusual position in the Syria conflict. Syrian Christians have ... The Christians of Syria have been caught up ... no fault of his own. A Christian from Homs, Syria, George, who won’t give his last name out of fear ...

Editor's Choice - 05/08/2012 - 13:44 - comment 1

'Palestinians are Christian, Muslim and Jewish but none are Zionists'

A Palestinian Christian wrote during the midst of the Gaza onslaught the truth on what it means to be Palestinian as opposed to the lies that say Palestine never existed; the Ayatollah Khomeini ain't laughing; and Syrians have to look ...

Blogs Roundup - 07/09/2014 - 12:00 - comment 0

Damascus suicide blast kills four in Christian neighbourhood

in a Christian area of Damascus on Thursday, Syrian state television reported A suicide ... to Syrian state television. The attack took place in a Christian neighbourhood in Damascus. “A ... on Thursday, according to Syrian state television.The attack took place in a Christian neighbourhood ...

27/06/2013 - 14:27 - comment 0

A Jew, Muslim, Christian, Agnostic and Atheist walk into a bar..

Five twenty-somethings from five different perspectives of faith chose to travel the world together and, thankfully, document their journey for the rest of us; Sisi and Assad in the same room; and Syrians flood Lebanese streets to vote. ...

Blogs Roundup - 28/05/2014 - 21:58 - comment 0