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Violence in Syria threatens Christians throughout Middle East, says Orthodox prelate

Catholic World News - September 05, 2012

The Christians of Syria are in endangered by escalating violence there, and a victory for Islamic militants in Syria would have negative implications for Christians thoughout the Middle East. These are the concerns voiced by Orthodox Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus.

Archbishop Chrysostomos voiced his concern during a press conference held to announce an “Orthodox Initiative,” encouraging cooperation among the different Christian churches of the Middle East. When asked whether Christians need to form a common front in respond to current challenges, the Orthodox prelate answered: "Certainly Christianity is in danger, especially in Syria.”

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