Previously used this image to convey impressions about people staying in church, long after the service has ended:
Looks like a typical scene from so many churches.
Not so. The caption:
An Assyrian woman prays for abducted Christians at a church in Damascus (CNS)
Relating to this:
ISIS has freed 22 Assyrian Christians seized in northeastern Syria in February.
Have a friend whose mother is from a predominantly Christian village in Syria.
Friend and family quietly support Assad, based on a view that no changed regime will protect Christians as they are protected now.
So many sides…