Aid for Syria

Bombed out vehicles in Aleppo: Public Domain
The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo in Syria, Jesuit Antoine Audo SJ, has warned that the city is at risk of total destruction, with only those unable to flee remaining. His warning follows an appeal to the world’s media by Carmelite nuns in Aleppo – via Aid to the Church in Need – for more accurate coverage of the situation in the West of the city.“This bias in the news is very painful to us,” the Sisters wrote, “because of the things we witness each and every day...
Churches Together in Westminster has secured the agreement and encouragement of Westminster City Council to resettle 50 Syrian refugees in central London. The announcement was made by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ at the end of a Carol Service at Farm Street Jesuit Church in Mayfair. It was held to support the suffering Church in Syria and Iraq and helped to raise more than £2,000 for Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).The places for refugees in the capital will be provided with assistance from...
Tony, the blog writer, taking a break on his back at the side of the road
Continuing the blog from the intrepid Camino walkers from Farm Street Church in aid of Syrian refugees.To all those of you who are heartily sick of hearing me complain about my blisters I have a very special treat in store for you. The heat yesterday was so intense that my backpack - coupled with my own sweat took a couple of layers of skin off of my back. Andrea has just very kindly slathered me in miraculous cream so I write to you this afternoon lying on my front in my hotel-bed, slippery as...