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Christians now only 2% of Syrian population

January 28, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Christians now account for only 2% of Syria’s population, reports the apostolic nuncio, Cardinal Mario Zenari. In the aftermath of World War II, Syria was about 25% Christian. That figure had fallen to 6% prior to the current conflict, which has driven tens of thousands of families out of the country.

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