Pope: "I weep" for the Christians crucified in Syria


#1

Nota Bene: This is from The Asian News.
asianews.it/news-en/Pope:-I-weep-for-the-Christians-crucified-in-Syria-30973.html

CNN is graphic:
cnn.com/2014/05/01/world/meast/syria-bodies-crucifixions/

Where are the Crusaders when we need them?


#2

Didn’t one article say there were Christian victims,and the other said the victims were all Muslims?


#3

-I believe it is a mixture of both. There was a report on Vatican Radio (French, I believe it was from April 2014) from a Sister who ran a school in Syria confirming at least two cases of Christians being crucified by extremists for not converting to Islam. I have also seen other reports in which the faith of the victims is not mentioned by one would assume based on other information that the victims were Muslims.
-Not that it really matters, but I think some of the victims were unjustly executed (i.e. murdered) then had their bodies displayed on crosses.


#4

Where’s the censored “civilized” international community? It’s a sad comment on how seriously the international community takes the issue of religious freedom and war crimes that your question even has to be asked.


#5

My sentiments exactly!

Nothing on major news stations. Nothing in my local paper. Nothing on the cable networks.

When asked why “good news” was not regularly reported, a famous journalist once said: “Reported news is news. That’s why normal everyday occurrences, good or bad are not reported on a regular basis. They are just not news.”

So I guess that this world-wide slaughter of Christians is just business as usual. :mad:


#6

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