According to the latest statistics, about 60% of people in Syria are jobless and four of five families are living in poverty, which is particularly harsh in this winter season.
Urges “one and all without exception, to accept the responsibility and to commit ourselves to daily prayer for peace.”
"We can no longer turn our heads away from the human suffering of our brothers and sisters in the Middle East.”
"A person has to pay much attention to the needs of another, to the point of forgetting one’s own needs."
Diocese of Rockville Centre joins Holy Father in Day of Prayer on Saturday, Sept. 7
As usual, the poor and the innocent are the ones who suffer most.