MIA Prayer Intention: Joining in Prayer with the Children of Aleppo, Syria on 6 October
Christian and Muslim children of Aleppo, Syria will gather together in prayer on 6 October, to plead for an end to the violence and devastation in their city and country. The initiative will involve mostly primary school-aged children, who will add their signatures and fingerprints to an appeal to all world leaders, asking them to help stop the violence. Read more
Image: Syrian children. Credit: Eoghan Rice via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).
Let us join our prayers with theirs and with the hope that world leaders—adults—cannot continue to turn a deaf ear to the cries of children.
Messages to: Mary Reynolds rsm - Executive Director MIA
JOIN US IN PRAYER
Post your own Prayer or Reflection in our online Chapel
"The people cannot deal with this anymore. More than 80 percent of the country lives in poverty, and without work. Their factories, hospitals, schools, markets, humanitarian convoys have all been bombed... Their human rights have been bombarded. They have reached their limit. Enough is enough.”
-Msgr. Mario Zenari - Apostolic Nuncio in Damascus (Syria)
JOIN US IN ADVOCACY
According to AVAAZ, 100 children were killed between Friday, 30 September and Sunday, 2 October.
You can sign the AVAAZ petition to world leaders to enforce an air-exclusion zone in Northern Syria, including Aleppo, to stop the bombardment of Syria’s civilians and ensure that humanitarian aid reaches those most in need.
UNICEF: World Version of Imagine launched 23 September during the 71st General Assembly