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14 Photos of This Damascus Wedding Capture the Incredible Spirit of Syrian Christians

Flavius Mihaies | Posted 09.28.2015 | Religion
Flavius Mihaies

Christians have lived in Syria for over 2,000 years, but the ongoing conflict has been so brutal that I wondered if that history might come to an end. A few days after my arrival, I was standing outside my hotel when I saw a wedding party heading to the al-Zaitoun Greek Catholic Church, only a few steps away.

UK Minister Warns In Some Places: "Danger Christianity Will Become Extinct."

Religion News Service | Kevin Eckstrom | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) The highest-ranking Muslim in the British government on Friday (Nov. 15) called on Western governments to do more to protect besieged...

Will Syrian Christians Remain Neutral In The Face Of War?

USA Today | Stephen Starr | Posted 09.24.2013 | Religion

ISTANBUL (RNS) A huge statue of the Virgin Mary towers over churches, monasteries and mosques in the Syrian city of Maaloula, where a dialect of the A...

Syrian Christians Fear Violent Backlash

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Religion

By Dominic Evans Sept 12 (Reuters) - In a walled churchyard in the old city of Damascus, a small group of Syrians debate whether the t...

Syria's Christians, Caught in the Middle of Worsening Chaos

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 07.27.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

Members of Syria's diverse Christian communities are finding themselves engulfed in the fog of war and increasingly targeted.

Syria Christians Fear For Safety

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.20.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Inside the besieged Syrian city of Homs, where hundreds of civilians are caught up in a fierce battle between rebels and government troops, ...

The Halloween Horror: One Year Since Baghdad Cathedral Attack

Pierre Whalon | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

One year ago, at least five men penetrated the light security in front of Baghdad's largest church and, over two hours, murdered 46 men, women and children, wounding 60 others.