Senior members of the Church of England joined the Patriarch of Antioch yesterday (Thursday) for the consecration of Britain’s first Syriac Orthodox Cathedral.
25 November 2016
One third of the population of Lebanon are refugees from other countries, an Anglican delegation heard this week as they met with the Middle East Council of Churches in Beirut.
27 October 2016
A simple act of solidarity with the people of Aleppo by a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland has turned into a global initiative supported by several Anglican churches.
24 October 2016
The Church in Wales has joined five other UK Christian churches in calling for an end to the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
20 October 2016
The former Bishop of the Church of England’s Diocese of Guildford, the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, has condemned an assassination attempt on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Karim of the Syriac Orthodox Church.
22 June 2016
An in-depth report from Church Times’ reporter Madeleine Davies, who met with people fleeing the violence in Syria and those supporting them during a visit to refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan.
04 March 2016
Blankets will not stop bombs, Christian Aid has warned, at the conclusion of a conference that has secured $10 billion [US Dollars, approximately £7 million GBP] of pledges in humanitarian aid for victims of the Syrian crisis.
05 February 2016
More much-needed necessities will soon be on their way to families displaced by the war in Syria after the Anglican Church of Canada's Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund announced a $300,000 grant for necessities of life such as food, water, shelter, clothing, schooling, blankets, livelihood support, counselling and other forms of aid.
22 January 2016
On New Year’s Day, a Muslim family of refugees from Syria began the last leg of a journey that had lasted almost three years and brought them thousands of kilometres to a new home in Canada, sponsored by a local Anglican church in Ontario.
13 January 2016
An art installation at Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, is using waste materials to invoke images of refugee camps in an attempt to “foster awareness and spur greater relief efforts on the part of citizens and governments worldwide” for Syrian refugees.
15 December 2015