Michael Gerson: Francis rebranding Catholic Church
Michael Gerson, Washington Post
Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013 12:00 am
Zaatri Refugee Camp, Jordan
I ask a Syrian refugee named Isra why her 8-year-old boy isn’t attending the camp school. “He doesn’t like school,” she explains. At home in Daraa, an agent of the regime came into his second-grade classroom, forced her son to hold a grenade against his chest and told him, “Go home to your father. Tell him if he doesn’t stop fighting for the Free Syrian Army, I will come back next week and pull the pin.”
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