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45 Syrian Christians massacred in town of Sadad

5 November 2013 The “most serious and biggest massacre of Christians in Syria” in which 45 people were killed and 1,500 families held hostage has been reported by the Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Homs and Hama. It happened during the week following 21 October in the ancient Christian town of Sadad, which lies about 100 miles north-east of Damascus, after ... Read More »

CRISIS IN MAALOULA: A TOWN WHOSE NAME MEANS GATEWAY TO HEAVEN

MODE OF LIFE REFLECTS ON EVENTS IN MAALOULA It is with a heavy heart and much suppressed anger, that we at Mode of Life look upon the developments regarding our fellow Orthodox Christian brethren across the Middle East and in Africa. Some of whom are either family or close associates, which amplifies that sorrow and anger that dwells within our ... Read More »

Patriarch John X stresses the need of Political solution to the crisis in Syria

July 3, 2013 Damascus, (SANA) – Patriarch of Antioch and all East for Greek Orthodox John Yazigi stressed the importance of finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria. Meeting Austrian Ambassador in Damascus Isabel Raucher charge d’ affairs of the European Union Michel Ryan in Syria and political advisor at the European Union Commission in Damascus Anis Nakror, the Patriarch ... Read More »