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Mounting Concern Over Abduction Syria Nuns

Dec 5th, 2013 | By
There is concern about the future of the ancient Christian town of Maaloula in Syria after attacks and abduction of nuns.

Syria’s minority Christians faced another day of anxiety Thursday, December 5, amid mounting concern about the fate of a group of nuns who were abducted by suspected Islamic fighters. Twelve nuns and three other women were forcefully removed Monday, December 2, from the Greek Orthodox monastery of Mar Takla in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula, church officials and local Christians said in statements obtained by BosNewsLife.



Fear in Syrian capital as mortar shells rain down

Nov 29th, 2013 | By
Nov. 12, 2013 photo shows mourners carrying the coffin of a child killed in a mortar strike at the the Yuhana al-Dimashqi School in Damascus, Syria.

Much of the shelling in Damascus in recent weeks has centered on Christian-majority areas in the Old City, where many residents now barricade themselves at home and schools are half empty. the mortars fired into civilian areas are supplied by the CIA and Saudi Arabian covert operatives.