Tag: Syria

ISIS attacks increase in NE Syria

Although these attacks are not specifically targeting Christians, they have affected a large Christian community.

Brazil will present a documentary series about persecuted Christians

"Faces of the persecution" (Faces da Perseguição) will be a weekly series that presents the life of persecuted Christians

Ancient artefacts are being destroyed in the Syrian war

Christian historical settlements located in the northwestern part of Syria are being demolished in the conflict.

Islamic terror group confiscates Christians' properties in Syria

The Syrian civil war left the country in turmoil and Christians are caught in the crossfire between government and rebel forces.

More than thirty-three million people internally displaced in 2019

Most of the people were forced to leave their homes due to armed conflicts and natural disasters.

In Aleppo, Syria, COVID-19 adds to ongoing suffering of Christians

The majority of the Christian families are surviving thanks to the support of the local Church and the help of organizations.

Today the Christian Church prays for the priests kidnapped in Syria in 2013

The Christian Church in Aleppo organises an ecumenical prayer service for the release of the kidnapped priests.

Vatican congregation to send ventilators to Syria and Holy Land

A Vatican Congregation is sending medical supplies to Syria and the Holy Land as the coronavirus spreads across the Middle East.

Archbishop of Damascus: Easter buried beneath the war and coronavirus in Syria

Fear of the virus has "silenced the weapons" that peace talks and world powers have been unable to.

The number of Christians in Syria decreases every year

In Syria, the number of Christians was estimated to be less than 500,000 in mid-2017, compared to 1.5 million before the war.