NY Times: Protestant Church That Found Refuge in Italy’s Hills Helps Syrians Do the Same
[The following article appeared in the New York Times on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.]
Mindful of a history of persecution, members of the Waldensian Church have been at the forefront of a push to bring refugees from Syria to Italy.
By Elisabetta Povoledo
TORRE PELLICE, Italy — The story of Maha Dahine and her two sons, Hanna and Antoine Khoury, is similar to those of countless victims of the conflict in Syria. Driven by fear and hopelessness, they left their homeland in 2016 for an uncertain future in Europe.
Click here to read the full article (subject to New York Times web access terms). The Waldensian Church is a partner of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ through Global Ministries.