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Report: Syrian rebels organize burning of Bibles, other Christian books

Catholic World News - October 28, 2013

Members of a Syrian rebel faction, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, “have organized a book burning of Bibles and Christian books” in front of a Greek Catholic church, the Fides news service reported.

The reported site of the book burning is Ar-Raqqah, a city of 220,000 in north-central Syria that was taken over by allied Syrian rebel forces in March.

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  • Posted by: Defender - Oct. 28, 2013 10:40 AM ET USA

    Yep, these are the guys the U.S. needs to support all right - if we don't Saudi Arabia will (is).

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