Prayers for peace in Syria in St. Anthony Cathedral in Damascus

Damascus, SANA – Prayers for peace in Syria were held on Friday at the St. Anthony Cathedral, the headquarters of the Maronite Patriarchate of Damascus, in Bab Touma.

The prayers were held under the patronage of Archbishop Samir Nassar, the ehad of the Maronite Patriarchate of Damascus, and presided upon by Father Gabriel Ghanem.

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During the ceremony, Father Maron Touma said that Syria’s Christians and Muslims are devoted to their homeland, and no-one can compel them to abandon it, asserting that Syrians will emerge victorious.

The prayers were held based on calls by Damascus’ patriarchs and archbishops of Damascus, who called for holding prayers for a month, with prayers held in a different church on each day, concluding with prayers in all churches in Damascus and its countryside on every Sunday during this month.

Hazem Sabbagh

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