Catholic World News

Bishop fears Syria will become next Iraq

June 06, 2011

An auxiliary bishop of Jerusalem told Vatican Radio that he fears that a regime change in Syria could create a climate in which the nation’s 1.5 million Christians face active persecution.

“The experience of Iraq [could] be for us a paradigm,” said Bishop William Shomali. “We are afraid in some way of such results in Syria.”

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