venerdì 26 luglio 2013

A candid look at Syria, the land of Saint Paul, today

The Arab Springtime is a Nightmare for Syrian Christians

the ancient Sanctuary of St. Elias devastated

CWR - July 23, 2013
di Alessandra Nucci 

Middle Eastern Christians decry how Western media misrepresent the increasingly violent events in Syria

After two years of “Arab Spring” rebellion, the 2,000-year-old community of Assyrian Christians—some of whom still pray in Jesus’ Aramaic tongue—is facing extinction, and the international media is complicit.

Now that Syria is in shambles—with an estimated 93,000 dead, 1.5 million refugees, and 4.5 million internally displaced; ancient churches torched, destroyed, or vandalized; Christians targeted for murder and kidnapping and even used as human shields—now the mainstream media is starting to admit that, yes, the rebel forces appear to include quite a few Islamist guerrillas .....
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