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Christians in Syria

Syrian Rebels Demand Release Of Imprisoned Women In Exchange For Nuns

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 12.15.2013 | Religion

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government is negotiating with rebels to release 12 nuns seized earlier this month from a convent north of Damascus, two ac...

Warring Factions Stop Fighting To Allow Jesus Statue To Go Up

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 11.05.2013 | Religion

BEIRUT (AP) — In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a giant bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under c...

Punishing Assad

Richard W. Kropf | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Richard W. Kropf

Can we rightly punish Assad for doing what his country never agreed not to do? Finger-pointing or worse, missile-pointing on our part at the bad guys of the world for breaking treaties that they never agreed to is rather useless, or even hypocritical.

Lebanese Patriarch Condemns Syrian Uprising

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | Religion

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, Feb 10 (Reuters) - The head of Lebanon's Maronite Church evoked his country's long civil war to condemn ...

Syrian Christians Live In Uneasy Alliance With Bashar Assad

Posted 05.16.2012 | Religion

By Stephen Starr and S. Akminas USA Today DAMASCUS, Syria (RNS) Hani Sarhan is a Christian who says none of his relatives works with Bashar Assad'...

The Alexandria Bombing: Could it Happen in Syria?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sami Moubayed

There is no Christian 'problem' in Syria, thanks to the wisdom of some Syrians and the secularism of the state, but there is a Christian fear of what the future might hold for the Christian community at large.