June 10, 2013

The Last Christians of Aleppo, Syria

Mar Elias Home for the elderly of Syriac Catholic confession in Aleppo shelters the remaining Christians in a region controlled by opposition gunmen. 7 Christians live in this home, four among them are elderly women who are over 70 years old.

The report above will shed light on the plight of the Christians who suffer dreadful living conditions and are provided with basic supplies allowing them to survive amid raging battles.

Aleppo once held the largest Christian community in Syria. In the video below they give their thoughts on the Free Syrian Army, whom they hold responsible for their demise.

In the video below is shown evidence of the attack of the FSA on the Christians of Aleppo.

Read also:

The Declining Number of Christians in Aleppo, Syria - February 18, 2012

Aleppo’s Christians arm against Islamists - July 31, 2012

“Living as a Christian in the Hell of Aleppo”: Besieged by Syrian “Opposition” Rebels. Testimony of a Priest - October 19, 2012

Aleppo priest advises Christians to leave - April 24, 2013

The Battle for Aleppo - June 5, 2013