Keeping the faith in Syria

A refugee woman from Syria carries food while other displaced people sit near a border gate in Kilis, Turkey, Feb. 9. More than 30,000 people are stranded in northern Aleppo province after Turkish government forces closed border crossings. (CNS photo/Sedat Suna, EPA) See ALEPPO-JESUIT-SALESIAN Feb. 24, 2016.

“At the end of the day we have the cross that Jesus Christ gives us, and that is the way,” says one Syrian nun. Suffering also helps Christians to live as though every day is their last, because for Christians in Aleppo, it may well be their last day alive.