Mother Agnes: “Nobody is Safe-Foreign Forces Need to Stop Fueling Violence in Syria”

SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 16 Dec 2013

Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service

(TMS Editor’s Note: Mother Agnes was the organizer and leader, along with Nobel Peace laureate Mairead Maguire, of the Peace Mission to Beirut and Damascus in which I participated in May 2013 [my report here] – Antonio C. S. Rosa)

Dec 10, 2013

Syria has been marred by civil war by over two years. In August [2013], videos emerged which showed alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians outside Damascus.

RT’s Meghan Lopez speaks with Mother Agnes-Mariam de la Croix, founder of the James the Mutilated Monastery in Syria, who says that the videos show the chemical weapons were used by Syrian rebels.


Mother Agnès-Mariam of the Cross: President, International Support Team for Mussalaha (Reconciliation) in Syria. From Palestinian father and Lebanese mother; Lebanese and French nationalities. In 1971 she entered the Carmel Discalced Carmelite Order and was cloistered for 21 years following the mystic path of John of the Cross.  She is the Abbot of the 6th century Monastery of Saint Jacques the Mutilated in Qara, Syria, restored by her but destroyed recently by invading mercenary jihadists fighting the Syrian government. Founder of the Order of the Unit of Antioch, Melkite Greek Catholic Church.

 

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