27 months of internal struggle has only led to death & displacement of Syrians, deterioration & destruction of Syria
It started with demonstrations but quickly turned to a violent struggle
Christians’ destiny • Thousands of Syrian Christians fled from the struggle : more than 70 thousands fled from Homs old cityto be displaced in safe areas. • Some Christian villages were evacuated after being attacked by the Islamic opposition groups: Ghassanieh in Edleb, & Dwair in Homs. • Thousands of Christians immigrated from Syria: Aleppo, Hasakeh & Kamishili cities.
Father Fadi Haddad, Priest of Qatna Orthodox Church, who has been killed by Islamic Terrorists upon his attempt to rescue kidnapped Christians through ransom
UN Statistics, July 2013 • 6.8 million Syrian in need inside Syria. • 4.25 million internally displaced of whom 46% are children. • 1.5 million displaced in neighboring countries. • 93.000 were killed between March 2011 – April 2013. • 4 million in need for food. • 1.4 billion $ needed, only 505 million $ received.
Lord Jesus said: “Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Mathew 5:9