Archbishop reveals horror of conflict in Damascus

Bombs, shootings, violence, screaming, deaths rage in the city of Damascus in these hours.

People “suffer, hope, escape, pray and, in these tragic hours, turn their gaze to the Blessed Martyrs of Damascus, of whom on July 10 we celebrated the memory,” says Monsignor Samir Nassar, Maronite Archbishop of Damascus.

“On the streets of Damascus you see people fleeing, there are refugees who, desperate, cross the city in search of a refuge. The lack of charity structures, the embargo and the limited resources available do not help to face this emergency and contribute to fuelling anxiety.”

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