Does the West Ignore Iraqi Christians Because They Lack Economic Stake?

Assyrian refugee in Ankawa, Iraq.

By John Newton http://www.catholicworldreport.com - 15/12/14 Beirut -- The leader of the Syriac Catholic Church has lashed out at Western governments, charging that they ignore the plight of displaced Christians in Iraq because they represent no economic stakes. In an interview in the French capital with international charity Aid to the Church in Need, Patriarch Joseph III Younan of ...

Christians affected by Syrian conflict

18/6/13 (Vatican Radio) Syrian activists say at least 20 soldiers were wounded or killed on Sunday evening when a checkpoint near a Damascus airport was struck by a car bomb. The airport is located in the capital city’s Mezzeh district and is used by Syria's elite Republican Guards, Special Forces and Air Force Intelligence. The compound also serves ...