Father Paolo Dall'Oglio: “Please Take Care of Syria”
Clip: 07/31/2012 | 3m 22s
Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, an Italian Jesuit priest and leader of the Deir Mar Musa monastery in Syria, was exiled last month for criticizing President Bashar al-Assad. On July 23, he spoke at an interfaith iftar meal in Arlington, Virginia. Dall’Oglio warned against the increasing violence in Syria and acknowledged what he sees as an urgent need for international outreach and intervention.