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25 January 2018 | by Melanie McDonagh

I want to visit the head of John the Baptist in Damascus Premium

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The other day I got an invitation to visit Syria. I am minded to go; my family takes a dim view. But quite apart from the inherent interest of the situation there right now, there’s another reason why I have been wanting to visit for ages, long before the war started: I want to visit the head of John the Baptist in Damascus.

 





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