Although these attacks are not specifically targeting Christians, they have affected a large Christian community.
"Faces of the persecution" (Faces da Perseguição) will be a weekly series that presents the life of persecuted Christians
Christian historical settlements located in the northwestern part of Syria are being demolished in the conflict.
The Syrian civil war left the country in turmoil and Christians are caught in the crossfire between government and rebel forces.
Most of the people were forced to leave their homes due to armed conflicts and natural disasters.
The majority of the Christian families are surviving thanks to the support of the local Church and the help of organizations.
The Christian Church in Aleppo organises an ecumenical prayer service for the release of the kidnapped priests.
A Vatican Congregation is sending medical supplies to Syria and the Holy Land as the coronavirus spreads across the Middle East.
Fear of the virus has "silenced the weapons" that peace talks and world powers have been unable to.