ASIA/SYRIA - Pax Christi International: fasting, prayer and concrete actions to be close to the Syrian people

Monday, 14 March 2016 prayer  

Brussels (Agenzia Fides) - The international movement Pax Christi International invites groups, communities, parishes and Christian families around the world to hold a day of solidarity with the Syrian people, to be expressed also through fasting and the convening of meetings of prayer, between Tuesday 15 and Sunday, March 20. In particular, Pax Christi invites all Catholic parishes to include a special prayer for Syria on Palm Sunday, to ask in particular for an end to all attacks against civilians and bombings, to put an end to sieges around city centers to allow to face numerous humanitarian emergencies, and that the talks for a political settlement of the conflict bring concrete results.
In recent days - underline the press releases issued by the International Movement - Pax Christi has put on the web the data regarding the monitoring of war bombings and actions continued in different areas of the Syrian territory, despite the announcement of the truce. (GV) (Agenzia Fides 14/03/2016)