June 07, 2013

Remains of The Church of St Elias in Qusair Syria


Syrian government forces have been consolidating their hold on villages around the key town of Qusair which they seized from rebel fighters on Wednesday after a two week offensive.

A descrated image of Christ in the Church of St Elias

The fierce fighting over Qusair reflects its strategic importance as it sits on a key route north from the capital Damascus and close to the border with Lebanon.

See below at 1:47.

All the Christians were "cleansed" from Qusair by um uh... freedom fighters.

Here is what the rebels did with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Here is an image of a similar church in Syria before.


And here is what similar churches used to look like on the inside.


By Howie at 08:24 AM | Comments |