Syrian patriarch says third of Christians are now refugees

Ed West - 17/10/13 Some 450,000 Syrian Christians have fled their homes or the country, according to the country’s Melkite Greek Catholic patriarch, almost a third of the pre-war population of 1.75 million. Speaking in central London ahead of the launch of a new report into the persecuted Church, Patriarch Gregory III Laham presented a devastating picture of life ...