Syria, at this Christmas time, resembles very much, the crib: an opened crib, with no doors, cold, deprived and extremely poor.
The Child Jesus doesn't lack companions in Syria… Thousands of children who lost their homes are living under tents as poor as Bethlehem’s crib.
Jesus is not alone in his extreme poverty. Syrian Children abandoned children and scarred by scenes of violence want to be in in the place of Jesus who has parents that surrounding him and cherishing him.
This taste of bitterness is very visible in the eyes of these Syrian children, their tears and their silence…