Vicar of Aleppo: ecumenism of solidarity amid war and poverty

On June 28, Pope Francis accepted Msgr. Abou Khazen’s resignation upon reaching the age for retirement. He has firsthand experience of the conflict, rampant povertyand emigration that afflict the nation. In reflections shared with AsiaNews he recountsthe “darkness of death,” which is countered by “commitment to ourneighbor” even among Christians and Muslims. The call to continue the witness of faith and connection to the land.

Published on : July 3, 2022 at 6:17 AM

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