Skip to comments.Syria: Christian Community Trapped in War Zone
Posted on 01/12/2013 10:34:13 AM PST by marshmallow
About a thousand Christians, both Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic are trapped in the small village of Yaakoubieh in the north of Aleppo a Franciscan Friar reports.
Fr Francois Kouseiffi OFM Cap, Parish Priest of the church of San Francesco in Hamra, Beirut, in Lebanon, said: "They are completely worn out, with no food, no electricity, lack of basic necessities, and find themselves in the midst of heavy fighting between loyalist forces and opposition groups. They are unable to leave the village and "are in terrible condition, where they risk extinction."
Fr Francois is caring for about 500 Syrian refugees in his parish. The refugees have told him about the plight of the village of Yaakoubieh, where many of their relatives are.
Before the war, there were about 3,000 Armenians, Orthodoxs and Catholic Christians in the village. Most of these have fled.
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Surrounded by bearded savages, their lives are in great danger. Our fearless leader won’t lift a finger to help.
Fearless leader is backing the islamic terrorists.
If they are waiting for Obaam to help them it will be a long wait.
Oh, Lord, please remember your people!