90 Miles From Tyranny : 400 Syrian Churches Destroyed, Christianity Nearing ‘Extinction’ in Mideast

Monday, April 20, 2015

400 Syrian Churches Destroyed, Christianity Nearing ‘Extinction’ in Mideast

Around mid-April, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia –who once wrote a letter to Barack
Obama beseeching the president to reconsider his foreign policies which enable the persecution of Christians in Syria — spoke again of the threat of Christian extinction in the Mideast during a meeting with Greek Defense Minister Panagiotis Kammenos. In the Russian Patriarch’s own words:

I regularly get reports of horrible crimes that are committed there against Christians, especially in northern Iraq. I have visited those places and I remember that there were many churches and monasteries there. The city of Mosul alone had 45 churches. Now there is not a single one. The buildings have been destroyed. Four hundred churches have been destroyed in Syria… 

The presence of the Christian minority was a factor that, in a good sense, brought tolerance and good relations between Christians and Muslims… 

Now Christianity is the most persecuted religion. The same is happening in...
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