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Archbishop Nassar described Syria as ‘a huge disaster zone’ of ‘ghost neighbourhoods and towns destroyed to the ground’

The family will stay in a property owned by the Archdiocese of Cardiff

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‘The moment will be forever in my heart,’ said Eugenio Maria Fagiani

Meeting the Christians of Aleppo

The number of faithful in Syria’s ancient city has fallen from 250,000 to 30,000. Now the war is over, how many of those can be persuaded to stay?

The Home Office has invited community groups to integrate refugees – but so far only two groups have joined the scheme

‘Everything is at a standstill,’ said one refugee

People ‘who walked through mine fields to escape ISIS … are not the people we are afraid of’

Fr John Luke Gregory said Syrians were seeking to return to ordinary life

The delegation met with Christian communities and their pastors in the Syrian city