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FORCED TO CONVERT: Syrian Christians forced to convert to Islam in isolated town Comments

Christians in the remote mountain village of Maaloula say that Syrian rebel forces have ordered them to convert to Islam under pain of death. This edict is coming from people that the United States is ostensibly going to strike Syria for.  Continue Reading

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  1. Rita Gregory
    1 year ago

    For the special intention of quelling the unrest in the Middle East countries, do make it a point every evening at 6.30 pm to recite the Hail Mary three times, emphasizing the Holy Name of Jesus each time,- this is a message from Our Lady at Medgugorje Thank you Jesus for giving us Mother Mary to be our mother and to intercede for us in our time of trial.

  2. robert matzinger
    1 year ago

    Something we all have to recognize and realize is that Syria, like Egypt, is a "Muslim" country. As Christains, we are a minority there, and muslims can do to us as they will, and there is no one there to defend Christains, or anyone outside those countries that will do or say anything to help Christains.

  3. rollie
    1 year ago

    lord jesus save your people from evils...mother mary please help thy children, amen!

  4. chris
    1 year ago

    Why would anyone want to be with or convert to this religion, sounds like all they do is violent murders, thier leaders give the ok for the men to go on a " rape spree" with all the poor, vulnerable woman and children (even boys). This sounds like a dirty, filthy, sorry excuse for human beings. They are like animals. How can we fight anyone over there youv'e got "the bad guys" then youv'e got the "really bad guys".They need to just do each other in and be done with it. Yes I'm continuing to pray for Gods intervention but I know he knows how frustrated I feel in my heart and I'm not alone in feeling like this, and why is it everybody looks to the US to solve thier problems are we the only ones with a military? I think maybe someone else should take over since its well known what the people over there really think of this country and our never-ending interferance. 99% of us are unemployed and broke, maybe the obsenly rich corporations and individuals ( many who have made their wealth from the "war machine) would like to step up and do the fighting. We won't win this war.

  5. Mariels
    1 year ago

    Heavenly Father, we ask you to protect all your adopted children in that place and peace for all mankind. May they know in their hearts that we are all brothers and sisters that you created. We live in the same Earth which you created for us to live free with no rent or pay. You own this Earth and everything in it. We live under one sun, and one moon that give us light during the day and night. Help us to be able to love one another instead of violence. Only prayers can help and not rifles, tanks or any other weapons of destructios could help. Father in Heaven, you are the God of love. Please touch the hearts of those people who harm their Christian brothers. Prince of Peace bring peace in all the parts of Syria and the world. We asked these through your son Jesus Christ our Lord and savior and may our Blessed Mother Mary intercede our prayers. Amen.

    Jesus we trust in you.

  6. Celia
    1 year ago

    Lord! Where are you! These people need you now more than ever. Have mercy on us!

  7. Marly
    1 year ago

    As a lebanese,i hear every day what happens in maaloula,coz taxi's r going from here to bring people to lebanon,it breaks my heart coz the suffering is worst than the article.
    If this was happening in israel and to juish people the USA would move,but Christians. !,,,,
    Michael,u r right......

    Mother Mary,i pray for every single person in syria,islamiq,or christian,to see u mother Mary
    ,coz he needs ur strength,when u come to each one of us ,as u always do ,during difficulties,our hearts r so full of ur strength that the disciples of satan " el qaeda" or others has no power over us

    I pray God to stop those monsters and like he did with St Paul ,to do with every defender of the islamique religion."coz they do not know what they r doing"

  8. Ros
    1 year ago

    I would rather die for God than to bow towards the kabba. I would rather be beheaded than to worship Beelzebub.

  9. Atilla The Possum
    1 year ago

    My Jesus, pardon and mercy through the merits of thy Holy Wounds!

    O Mary conceived without sin pray for us who have recourse to thee and for those who have not recourse to thee - especially for the enemies of the Church and for those who are commended to thee!

    O Lord, save your people!

  10. Rivka
    1 year ago


    O Mary, Daughter of Zion
    Mother of Judah's Lion
    bring us, children of Your Tribe,
    to Your Son, God's Divine Scribe

    Though being the chosen people
    we act as dumbed down sheeple
    if we keep rejecting Him
    our future looks extremely grim

    Some of us accepted the Messiah
    after prompts by Jeremiah
    but most descendants of Judea
    live as in the times of Hosea

    O Virgin of Israel
    bring the ones seduced by Samael
    to Jeshuah Savior and Son of God
    even "ceaselessly" us do prod.

    Rita Biesemans, July 16 2013
    Our Lady of the Mount Carmel lead us up the Mountain

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