Interfaith event features Middle East scholar on Syria

SPRINGFIELD – A scholar in Middle East politics will be featured speaker for a collaboratively presented program on Syria this month at Christ Church Cathedral. David Mednicoff, director of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will deliver the … Continue reading

Syria: Church Leaders Bring Children’s Call for Peace to European Leaders

From The Zenit “The more we Christians are united in our defense of peace and in our support, in particular of children in need, the stronger our voice and the more effective our efforts” Acting as “Ambassadors of the Children,” … Continue reading

Syrian Kurds Give Women Equal Rights, Snubbing ISIS (Islamic State) Jihadists

Last year, Syria’s Kurds created autonomous governments in the three regions where they are a majority, establishing self-proclaimed rule. FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS Kurdish Women Arabs also hold office, and the decrees apply to all ethnicities living in the self-governing areas, the … Continue reading