Skip to comments.Syria says two bishops kidnapped by rebels
Posted on 04/22/2013 3:21:53 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter
Two prominent Syrian bishops, who had warned of the threat to religious tolerance and diversity from the two-year conflict in their country, were kidnapped on Monday by armed rebels in the northern province of Aleppo, state media said.
SANA news agency said the Syriac Orthodox and Greek Orthodox Archbishops of Aleppo, Yohanna Ibrahim and Paul Yazigi, were seized by "a terrorist group" in the village of Kfar Dael as they were "carrying out humanitarian work".
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
Can I get a catholic ping?
those filty muslim pigs, they need a good blowup.
Rebels kidnap two Aleppo bishops
April 22, 2013 09:31 PM (Last updated: April 22, 2013 09:49 PM)
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Two Aleppian bishops were kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the outskirts of the city Monday evening, Lebanons National News Agency reported.
The driver of Boulos al-Yazigi, the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo and Iskandaroun and Yuhanna Ibrahim, the Syrian-Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, was killed during the attack.
The NNA reported that Ibrahim, Yazigi and the third man, also a priest, were driving from a village near the Turkish border to Aleppo. As they approached the city, they were met with an armed group that forced them out of the car.
The bishops are believed to alive and efforts are ongoing to secure their release.
Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Apr-22/214676-rebels-kidnap-two-aleppo-bishops.ashx#ixzz2REgZeEpa
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)
Prayers for the Fathers!!! Lord Kyrie Eleison!!!
I’ll be sure to watch for the coverage on the 6 oclock news.
< / s>
Catholic / Orthodox Prayer ping! The West continues to minimize the situation in the Middle East. Meanwhile, the US government is funding Syria and supplying them with arms. Please remember these prelates in your prayers!
We'll be seeing just how far away from Russia that force will go any day now. I'd think they're itching for a reason to help the Syrian government so we'll soon find out whether that group is a reality or if they're just a veiled threat to the Iz Lame countries on their borders we'll see find out.
Prayers up for these priests. May God strike down their filthy mohammedan kidnappers.
Prayers for these two Bishops.
Instinct for self preservation would have to be suppressed in order to remain in that islamic domain while the filth is raping and pillaging anyone non-muslim.
Ah yes the future of the ‘Arab Spring’ - kidnapping, suppression and murder of Christians. Aren’t we so glad we are arming these murderous savages?