Faith groups and United Nations condemn massacre in Syria

Geneva (ENInews)–The World Council of Churches joined the international community in condemning the massacre of at least 108 people, including 49 children, on 25 May in the villages of Taldou and Kall Laha in the El Houleh area of Syria. “I express my deep pain over the massacre of innocent people and especially children,” said Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC general secretary, in a statement. “We, as churches, cannot but condemn this inhumane act and manifest our feelings of solidarity with the families of the victims, mourning their beloved ones.” [ENI-12-0305, 323 words]