Scholar warns of Islamic regime in Syria
February 14, 2012
Father Samir Khalil Samir, an Egyptian Jesuit and professor at Rome’s Pontifical Oriental Institute, has echoed the warnings of others about the future of Christianity in Syria.
“The situation for Christians was quiet as long as they didn’t interfere with the politics,” he told Vatican Radio. “What will come is probably an Islamic regime, Islamic system which is for Christians is a danger.”
- The situation in Syria, a Christian perspective (Vatican Radio)
- Syria could become 'another Iraq,' bishop warns (CWN, 2/13)
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