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Melkite, Maronite Archbishops’ Residences in Syria Ransacked
Catholic News Service (28 August 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Fighting in Aleppo, Syria, has not spared the residences of the local Melkite and Maronite Catholic archbishops, according to the Vatican’s Fides news agency.

Christians in Syria Struggle to Survive
Catholic News Service (22 October 2012)
LONDON (CNS) — The Chaldean Catholic bishop of Aleppo said Syria’s second-largest city, which he “loves so much,” has been left in ruins by months of fighting, and Christians there are struggling to survive.

Jesuit Grapples With Syrian War
Catholic News Service (3 June 2013)
ROME (CNS) — For Jesuit Father Nawras Sammour, the ongoing conflict in Syria is a professional challenge and a personal heartache.

Syrian Bishop Urges Pope Francis to Raise Arms Supply Issue in Turkey
Catholic News Service (28 November 2014)
DUBLIN (CNS) — The president of Caritas in Syria has appealed to Pope Francis to use his 28-30 November trip to Turkey to raise the issue of the ongoing supply of arms being sent across the Turkish border to rebel factions in northern Syria.

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