A Plea To Free Kidnapped Syrian Bishops

By Wolfgang Danspeckgruber http://www.huffingtonpost.com - 22/4/14 It is now precisely a year, 365 days, since the kidnapping of the two Metropolitans of Aleppo, the Syriac-Orthodox Archbishop Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and the Greek-Orthodox Archbishop Boulos Yazigi, which took place on the road between Aleppo and the Turkish border on April 22, 2013. The kidnappers murdered the driver on the ...

Details Emerge On Kidnapped Syrian Bishops

  Mohammad Ballout Translated from As-Safir (Lebanon) 21/8/13 Are the two bishops missing or martyred? What is Jesuit priest Paolo Dall’Oglio‘s relation to the matter? What about his mission to mediate with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in order to reveal the bishops’ fate? What about his disappearance and possible death? There are multiple angles as ...

Worries Grow About Fate Of Kidnapped Syrian Bishops

  Jean Aziz for Al-Monitor Lebanon Pulse 7/8/13 A multitude of grim indications have surfaced about the tragic kidnapping of two bishops at the hands of armed factions in Syria. This most heinous of kidnappings in the ongoing Syrian conflict began on April 22, when news spread that gunmen near Aleppo had abducted the city’s Syriac Orthodox Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim ...

Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Have Been Held Captive For Over 100 Days

The Huffington Post | By Yasmine Hafiz 6/8/13 Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Metropolitan Boulous Yazigi have been captured for over 100 days now, despite the calls for their release by religious leaders of all faiths from around the world. The bishops were kidnapped on Monday, April 22, 2013, by an unknown group near the Turkish-Syrian border between ...