Cease all violence, Pope tells Syrians
POPE Benedict XVI, during a three-day visit to Lebanon last
weekend, led prayers for peace in Syria and the neighbouring
states, which are increasingly feeling the pressure of the crisis
there. He also urged Arab Christians to remain in the region,
assuring them of the support of the universal Church.
In Syria itself, there are more signs that the minority
Christian community is facing a particular range of challenges, not
least the perception in the eyes of elements within the Free ...
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