Crux: ACN committed to survival of isolated Christian village in Lebanon

El-Kaa is a small village of some 2,500 Lebanese Christians, plus approximately 1,500 Syrian refugees, all of them Christians, who’ve been arriving ever since the war broke out six years ago, and even more steadily after the growth of the Islamic terrorist group Daesh (ISIS).

El Kaa, Lebanon; Ines San Martin/Crux

Virtually every citizen in the village is Greek Melkite Catholic, and in an effort to guarantee their survival, they often help each other. However, translators and guides on Monday all had virtually the same response to explain why they couldn’t always do so: “We are all poor.” To read full story, please click here.