» 02/15/2016, 10.06
Vicar of Aleppo: "moderate" front no better than jihadists, bombing civilians and not seeking peace
Msgr. Georges Abou Khazen says civilians in the city are "under continuous bombardment". In Christian neighborhoods at least four deaths and more than 15 injured. Houses and buildings damaged. Behind the violence are the so-called "moderate opposition groups". Ankara bombing Kurdish positions in Syria and presses (with Riyadh) for ground troops.
03/11/2016 15:57:00 SYRIA
As rockets hit west Aleppo wounding three Christians, rebels reject evacuation offer
Father Ibrahim Alsabagh confirms that rockets launched from east Aleppo hit “houses and buildings inhabited by civilians”. Moscow opens eight humanitarian corridors for people fleeing east Aleppo. Rebels say, “we won’t surrender”. Militias are mining escape routes.
24/01/2017 13:00:00 SYRIA - VATICAN
Vicar of Aleppo: Christians and Muslims celebrate Card. Zenari and papal delegate
The apostolic nuncio and under-secretary of the Congregation for Integral Human Development visited the northern metropolis from 18 to 23 the. Msgr. Abou Khazen: "Joy" of the faithful for our continued "presence." The "gratitude" of Muslims who "say they have learned charity from us." The cautious "hope" in Astana talks, to reach a "cease fire".
05/05/2017 13:15:00 SYRIA
Aleppo, married in war: faith in Christ and the Church stronger than the temptation to emigrate
The Latin parish on the initiative of Fr. Ibrahim launched a project to help young Christian couples. The desire for peace and the pursuit of a job to contribute to the development of the country. The fear of remaining without resources necessary for survival. AsiaNews has met two of them and shares their story.
20/04/2017 11:02:00 SYRIA
Aleppo Church in aid of young couples: married in war, future hope of the country
The family is a sign of hope in a context of war and violence. The Latin parish launches a "spiritual and material" support program. Fr. Ibrahim: An initiative that embraces all Christian rites and confessions and does not forget "our Muslim brothers and sisters". Pope Francis (and the Curia) donate 100,000 euros. Information on how you too can donate to the campaign.
Philippines: Arroyo scraps peace agreement and excludes MILF from negotiating table
It's a definitive split between the government and rebel groups of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, responsible for the recent wave of violence in Mindanao. There are almost half a million refugees on the island. The appeal of the Catholic Church, which, together with the Muslims, wants "true peace" for the country.
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