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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...

Activisits: Syrian Rebels Seize Christian Village

AP | JAMAL HALABY | Posted 11.08.2013 | World

AMMAN, Jordan — Syrian rebels led by al-Qaida-linked fighters seized control of a predominantly Christian village northeast of Damascus, sweepin...

Against the Wishes of Most Americans, Democrats and Republicans May Give Obama His War

David Paul | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics
David Paul

For all the high brow talk about the moral issues involved, the Syria war resolution may well force many in Congress to vote against both their own beliefs as well of those of many Americans, and the issues that drive that vote may turn out to be quite different from those being debated today.

Spoken Language Of Jesus Endangered

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion

-- The Syrian government sent reinforcements Friday to the ancient, predominantly Christian village of Maaloula, where rebels have battled regime tro...

Syrian Rebels Launch Assault On Regime-Held Christian Village

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — The sound of artillery reverberated Thursday through a predominantly Christian village north of Damascus as government troops ...

What's Become of Syria's Christian Sites?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.18.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

As politicians debate the fate of Syria's Christian minority, reportedly targeted by Muslim fundamentalists for supporting Bashar Al Assad's regime, t...