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Syrian Christians

Double Standard in Defending Christians

James Zogby | Posted 05.14.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

If the goal was to create a truly democratic representative system of governance in both Iraq and Syria than the voices of the leadership of Christian and other minority communities should have been taken into account.

These Photos Are A Haunting Reminder Of Syrian Christianity Before The War

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.29.2016 | Religion

Years before the civil war, and before the Islamic State militants declared their so-called caliphate, an American punk drummer from Washington, D.C. ...


Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Tilting toward Mecca. "Thou doth protest too much." That's my reaction to President Barack Obama's visit to a mosque yesterday. There is no nationa...

It's a Genocide. Join the Fight - Support MEP Lars Adaktusson

Nuri Kino | Posted 01.27.2016 | World
Nuri Kino

I am fed up with Christian in organized form that do not stand up for vulnerable brothers ans sisters. Since I live in Sweden I will start to address ...

Our Last Stronghold Is Now Also Attacked: It's a Genocide Mr. President

Nuri Kino | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Nuri Kino

Outside Restaurant Miami in Qamishly in Syria before it was bombed They carry them on their shoulders - coffin after coffin. The priest calls out the...

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.

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.