Posts Tagged ‘President Bashar al-Assad’

Pope tells it straight to Syria’s president Comments 0

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

In a hand-delivered letter, Pope Francis told Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad he is deeply concerned about the humanitarian situation in northern Syria’s Idlib region which has been the target of Russian-backed airstrikes since April. He also asked for the safe return of the millions of people displaced by years of fighting, information for the families Read more

Church condemns US Syria missile strike Comments 1

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Church leaders have condemned Friday’s US missile strike in Syria. They say it will only extend the country’s civil war, with Christians being its primary victims. The Pentagon says the missile strike was a retaliatory move following what appeared to be a chemical attack  that killed 80 civilians in Syria’s Idlib province. While many  Catholic Read more