Posts about Syria

Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

NY Times- Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten

The feelings of shock and sadness have carried into the weekend after the tragedies in Beirut, Lebanon and Paris, France.  Life seems to be eerily quiet…

Nov 15, 2015
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Jerusalem is a People

With ISIS rampaging across the Middle East and civilians fleeing their homes, many worry that soon Christians will be an afterthought in the fabric of…

Nov 03, 2015
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Watch the latest video at In the Fox News report ‘Crossing Jordan – Escape From Terror’ King Abdullah of Jordan “warns…

Sep 29, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Morality of the Syrian Crisis

Over the past two weeks, the name Aylan Kurdi has faded into the recesses of our minds. The image of the toddler’s body, washed up on the shores of Turkey,…

Sep 16, 2015
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Aylan Kurdi and Our Failure to Act

There are few photos that capture the human condition. The firefighters raising the American flag over the rubble of the World Trade Center, the man staring…

Sep 04, 2015
Orthodox News

Assyrian Children Bear Scars of War, Face New Challeges in Exile

June 18, 2015 (Baltimore, MD)— Desperate to flee the onslaught of violence surrounding his village near Hasakah, Syria, Charbel remembers how frightened…

Jun 18, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Raising Awareness of the Struggles and Relief Work in Syria

​Guest host Seraphim Danckaert speaks with Samer Laham from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Syria regarding the joint effort of the Syrian Patriarchate…

May 13, 2015
Orthodox News

IOCC Assists Syrian Families Escaping Bloodshed In Idlib

April 1, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) — As the security and humanitarian situation in Idlib, Syria, continues to deteriorate following escalated fighting this…

Apr 01, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Suffering, Upheaval, and Strife in Syria

​In this episode, Fr. Christopher Metropulos speaks with Mark Ohanian, who has just returned from Syria with a report on the horrific situation Orthodox…

Mar 16, 2015
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, January 16, 2015

Hello, I’m Emmy Louvaris with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church….

Jan 16, 2015