July 2014

The Franciscan presence in Syria

The Franciscan province of Syria was established in 1217, when Saint Francis sent Brother Elias of Assisi. Today in Syria there  are different parishes run by the Franciscan fathers, in different cities and villages.

EN mappa Siria

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