Melkite Catholic leaders urged to encourage faithful to remain in Syria
February 12, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Meeting on February 12 with members of the Synod of the Melkite Catholic Church, Pope Francis said that he hoped the Melkite hierarchy “can encourage the faithful to remain in the land where Divine Providence wished them to be born.” The Pontiff spoke of Syria (where the world’s Melkite population is centered) as a country that has been “afflicted in recent years by unspeakable suffering.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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