Christians of Idlib Hold Easter Vigil in St. Joseph Church

The Christian community in Idlib province held their Easter vigil in the church of St. Joseph in the town of Quniya in rural Jisr al-Shughour, on Sunday the 1st of April. The prayers were conducted without any disturbance.

Pictures that were circulated by activists on social media, showed dozens of Christians from Idlib province, attending the Easter vigil.

Pope Francis of the Vatican called for an immediate end to the ongoing genocide in Syria.

Druze and Christian communities still live in dozens of villages in the rural areas of Jisr al-Shughour, and northern rural Idlib, in addition to a number of families in Idlib city.