Syria: Call for prayer following murders of Christians

Syria: Call for prayer following murders of Christians

The Middle East Council of Churches is leading calls for renewed prayer for Syria, following the murder of a church leader and his father in a spate of violence in the northeast of the country on 11 November. Father Hovsep Bedoyan, priest of the Mar Yousef Armenian...
Syria: Christians request prayer for northeast Syria

Syria: Christians request prayer for northeast Syria

Syrian Christians request prayer in light of Turkey’s current military campaign in the northeast of their country. Northeast Syria is home to a range of diverse ethnic and religious communities. The principal Kurdish region of Syria, it also hosts sizeable...
Syria: Bomb attack on Qamishli church

Syria: Bomb attack on Qamishli church

On Thursday 11 July, the Syriac Orthodox church of the Virgin Mary in Qamishli, North East Syria, was targeted in a car bomb attack. Although there are no known fatalities, state media reported that 11 civilians were injured and that the church and nearby properties...
Syria: day of prayer for peace, 18th December

Syria: day of prayer for peace, 18th December

On Sunday 18th December, Syrian Christians from a range of church traditions and denominations will be gathering together in several towns to pray for their war-torn nation. They extend an invitation to the worldwide body of Christ to join them in prayer.  ...
Syria: third anniversary of abduction of Bishops

Syria: third anniversary of abduction of Bishops

Syrian Christians request prayer for their country on the third anniversary of the abduction of two Bishops of Aleppo. On 22nd April 2013 Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syrian Orthodox Church and Bishop Boulos Yaziji of the Greek Orthodox Church were stopped by armed...