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CNS News - Church Leaders: Syrian Christians Need Help, Not Military Intervention

CNS News - Church Leaders: Syrian Christians Need Help, Not Military Intervention

September 6, 2013 - 1:39 AM
By Patrick Goodenough

CNSNews.com) – Ahead of a day of prayer and fasting for Syria on Saturday, called for by Pope Francis, a Christian charity working in the country said church leaders there are appealing for help, not military intervention.

“As U.S. President Barack Obama rallies support for a military strike on Syria, Christian leaders from the country have called on Western nations to focus their efforts instead on providing aid to help meet the ‘dire need’ of the suffering people,” said Barnabas Fund.

In a letter Thursday to G20 leaders meeting in Russia, Pope Francis urged them to “lay aside the futile pursuit of a military solution” in Syria.

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Thanks emalvini, my friend!

For considering how our brothers and sisters are affected by our foreign policy. I am delighted to be your first bump!

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15