US Backed Rebels in Syria Destroy Christian MonasterySubmitted by legalizeliberty on Sat, 05/04/2013 - 11:33
“There was an explosion near our church in Deir Ezzor that destroyed it,” writes Br. Antoine Haddad, Viceprovincial Minister of Lebanon, in a message to us.
The news was picked up by the media because the two Capuchin friars who lived there, with the help of the Lebanese and Syrian International Red Cross, and the nuncios of Lebanon and Syria, left with the Sisters of Mother Teresa and about ten seniors who lived in our place.
They were the last remaining Christians in the area to leave. The church was completely destroyed...