Why Syria's patriarchs back Assad...


La Croix International | 2018-04-17 12:22 UTC

Close to the Syrian regime which it has always viewed as a rampart against the Islamist threat, local church leaders have rarely been so unequivocal. Three patriarchs — two of them Orthodox and the other Catholic — have co-signed a statement strongly condemning the Western air strikes against Syrian government positions while reasserting their support for the Assad regime and its Russian and Iranian allies.

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