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‘A country in ruins’: Vatican newspaper notes 12th anniversary of Syrian civil war

March 16, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: On March 15—the 12th anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian civil warL’Osservatore Romano devoted its most prominent front-page coverage to the profound suffering there.

The newspaper highlighted the recent earthquake, the recruitment of child soldiers, a high inflation rate and a 90% poverty rate, widespread hunger and lack of electricity, and the effects of Covid and cholera epidemics.

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