June 07, 2013

Remains of The Church of St Elias in Qusair Syria

BBC:

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.

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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.

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

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

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

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By Howie at 08:24 AM | Comments |