Slaughter in Syria: 45 Christians Killed by Islamists in Sadad and Thrown into Mass Graves

Deacon Keith Fournier -6/11/13 SADAD, Syria (Catholic Online) - We have regularly covered the plight of Christians in Syria and will continue to do so. That is because they are our brothers and sisters. We are called to "bear one another's burdens and fulfill the law of Christ." (Gal. 6:2) As we evaluate the various conflicts in the ...

Beleaguered Syrian Christians Face Growing Threat From Jihadists

8/11/2012 Amid the ongoing Syrian civil war, Syria’s Christian community has come under growing threat as foreign jihadists and Muslim radicals increasingly play a role in the rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad. The Syrian Christians, who comprise 10 percent of the population, have been put into a difficult situation by the conflict. On one hand, many support ...