- Jan 28, 2020
It’s been almost nine years since the beginning of the war in Syria, and a local priest says the situation in the war-torn city of Aleppo continues to worsen, becoming ever more “dramatic.”
Letters from the Central African Republic and Syria, where Christians are suffering persecution, speak of hope.
Sister Annie Demerjian has seen a lifetime of suffering in Aleppo, Syria, over the past seven years.
In war-torn Aleppo, Syria, the Syriac Catholic patriarch proclaimed that “the will of life has overcome death; hope and security have overcome despair and chaos. Our people have overcome.”
Amid the destruction in war-torn Syria, a community of Discalced Carmelites in Aleppo perseveres in its mission of continuous prayer and help to families in need.
Father Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Cathedral of Saint Francis of Assisi in Aleppo, Syria, sees both hope and deep fear in his people.