Syrian Christians to West: Stay out of our country

Apr 21, 2018 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: In 2008, I had the chance to go to Syria. I even went as far as the Golan Heights and looked down into the then-peaceful country, but as I was already scheduled to travel to several other places in the Middle East, I thought I’d delay a trip to Syria until a later...

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The religious roads leading inexorably to a Syrian apocalypse

Apr 20, 2018 by

by Jules Gomes, Rebel Priest: Syria is a holy war, stupid! So why are we, Western morons, getting sucked into a bloody jihad that is not ours to fight? Why? Because East is East and West is West and wide-eyed Westerners refuse to concede how central religion is to the Eastern worldview. Because we...

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Disturbing doubts over the bombing of Syria

Apr 18, 2018 by

by Jules Gomes, Rebel Priest: ‘But if the cause be not good, the King himself hath a heavy reckoning to make,’ says soldier Williams in Shakespeare’s Henry V, reflecting on the morality of war before the Battle of Agincourt. ‘Moral factors cannot be ignored in war . . . Moral elements are among...

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Statement from National Evangelical Synod in Syria and Lebanon

Apr 17, 2018 by

Synod Statement  Key points are: Aggression came through fabrication of charges without legal justification From desire to destabilize Syria as ‘government close to eradicating terrorism’ Appeal to churches to exert pressure on governments not to repeat these adventures Raise awareness...

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Why is gassing Syrian children with sarin or chlorine worse than blowing them to smithereens?

Apr 13, 2018 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: The civil war in Syria is just appalling: the chaos and suffering; it’s hell on earth. Hundreds of thousand have have been killed over the past seven years, many of them women and children. It is now alleged that ‘Animal‘ Bashar al-Assad is (once again) using chemical...

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Has Trump’s air-strike on Syria further betrayed Syrian Christians?

Apr 8, 2017 by

from Global Christian News: At the end of January President Trump introduced his Executive Order that was widely dubbed a “Muslim ban” although it did not mention Islam, Muslims or indeed any religion. Instead, it suspended immigration from a list of seven countries of concern including Iraq and...

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