Losing the Christian presence in Syria would be something "very, very dangerous for the universal Church, for the Muslim people, and for ourselves”, warned Bishop Antoine Audo of Syria's second largest city, Aleppo.
The Chaldean bishop was speaking to the Register after addressing crowds in Rome who had gathered at the city's Trevi Fountain in the evening of April 29. The famous landmark was colored red to honor and remember the blood of persecuted Christian martyrs. The number of Christians being persecuted for the faith is estimated to total 200 million around the world.
The event, which drew a large crowd, included a series of testimonies and ended with a prayer. Its...READ MORE