Syria’s Christian community dwindling

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Monday, Nov. 29, 2015, Syrian refugee Maryam al Jaddou, center, look on as her twins Maria, left, and Hasan, sit with her in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Syria’s Christian community, which once amounted to 15 percent of the population, has receded steadily because of fears of terrorist attacks. They’re also in search of a better future like all of the other Syrian refugees pouring out of the country.

CCTV’s Alaa Ebrahim filed this report from Syria on how the Christian Community there is now a shadow of what it used be.

Christian community in Syria recedes

The war in Syria has left a heavy toll on the country's demographics.The country's Christian community which once amounted to 15 percent of the population have receded steadily, after several of them fled the country in fear of terrorist attacks and in search of a better future