Aleppo

Thumbnail easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 Aleppo's Melkite archbishop looks to rebuild city from the ashes

After the Syrian city of Aleppo lost over half its Christian population during the conflict among government forces and various rebel groups, its...

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Thumbnail easter attack 1 on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 A modern-day St Francis? Archbishop works to rebuild Syrian Church amid destruction

A four-year civil war in Syria has left a mounting death toll and displaced millions of persons, but one bishop is staying to rebuild the Church in...

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Thumbnail mourning woman credit photo unit via flickr cc by nc 20  cna Among horror stories from Syria, a woman's unborn baby was cut in half

Aleppo, Syria, Mar 15, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning: The following article contains graphic depictions of violence that readers may...

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Thumbnail mar gregorios yohanna ibrahim courtesy of aid to the church in need cna 3 13 15 1 Christians in Aleppo offer food to poor Muslims during Ramadan

Despite the war raging around them, Syriac Orthodox Christians in Aleppo have decided to provide food to poor Muslim families throughout the...

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Thumbnail remains of st marys syrian orthodox church in homs syria credit aid to the church in need cna 2 19 15 3 How Christians in Syria keep the faith amid a civil war

(Editor's note: This article includes explicit descriptions of violence. Reader discretion is advised.) In a Christian neighborhood inside war-torn...

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Thumbnail aleppo syria oct 1 2009 credit guido camici via flickr cc by 20 cna 11 18 14 How the Church is helping Christians return to Aleppo

Aleppo, Syria, Jun 23, 2017 / 10:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians who fled Aleppo because of the four year battle for the city are now returning,...

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Thumbnail crucifix inside the church of the holy sepulchre in jerusalem may 23 2014 credit lauren cater cna cna 2 9 15 In Syria, Aleppo's Catholics pray and fast for peace

Aleppo, Syria, Aug 11, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As rebel factions continue to fight Syria's Assad government for control of Aleppo,...

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Thumbnail 20170406t0933 8927 cns pope syria russia Peace overdue: How Christians can help rebuild Syria

Packed beneath the domed basilica of the St. George’s Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Aleppo’s Christian people once again sang the paschal...

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Thumbnail 20161220t1052 6936 cns pope berlin terrorism Pope Francis pleads for end to 'homicidal madness' of terrorism

Vatican City, Dec 20, 2016 / 06:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- What are being called two major acts of terrorism in just the past 24 hours have prompted...

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Thumbnail pilgrim holds up statue of baby jesus during the angelus in st peters square dec 11 2016 photo daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis prays for Aleppo, victims of recent terrorist attacks

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2016 / 07:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During the Angelus for the third Sunday of Advent, also called Gaudete Sunday, Pope Francis...

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Thumbnail 20160801t1031 190 cns syria aleppo bombing civilians Pope: It's 'unacceptable' that civilians must pay the price of Syrian conflict

Vatican City, Aug 7, 2016 / 03:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, Pope Francis lamented at how many defenseless civilians are forced to “pay the...

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Thumbnail easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 Pope makes humanitarian appeal for Syria, as rebels lose Aleppo

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2016 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has sent a letter to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad appealing for peace and...

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Thumbnail pope francis enters st peters square for his oct 12 2016 general audience credit daniel ibaez cna Pope pleads for ceasefire amid 'inhuman conflict' in Syria

Vatican City, Oct 12, 2016 / 04:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis begged for an end to the terrible conflict in Syria, asking for...

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Thumbnail mar gregorios yohanna ibrahim courtesy of aid to the church in need cna 3 13 15 Read the words of an Orthodox bishop kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago

On April 22, 2013, both the Greek and Syriac Orthodox archbishops of Aleppo, Boulos Yazigi and Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, were kidnapped in Syria...

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Thumbnail aleppo syria oct 1 2009 credit guido camici via flickr cc by 20 cna 11 18 14 #savealeppo – International movement urges a ceasefire in the Syrian city

As the battle over Syria's largest city has raged for more than two years, the Community of Sant'Egidio on Tuesday launched a campaign for...

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Thumbnail our lady of fatima statue in lisbon portugal may 9 2017 credit daniel ibanez 1 cna Sign of hope in Syria – Aleppo consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima

Aleppo, Syria, May 17, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Still reeling from the Syrian civil war, the city of Aleppo saw a ray of hope this weekend...

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Thumbnail syrian children credit eoghan rice via flickr cc by 20 cna Syrian children to unite in prayer for an end to violence

Aleppo, Syria, Sep 26, 2016 / 04:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian and Muslim children of Aleppo, Syria will gather together in prayer on October 6...

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Thumbnail syria credit ihh humanitarian relief foundation via flickr cc by nc nd 20 filter added cna 11 4 15 Syrian priest: After liberation of Aleppo, living conditions still dire

Aleppo, Syria, Feb 24, 2017 / 12:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly three months after the Syrian Army liberated the city of Aleppo from ISIS control,...

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