Priest Feared Kidnapped in Syria Released

July 2015
(AINA) — A Franciscan priest who was fear kidnapped three days ago in northeast Syria has been released, according to a report by the Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights. Fr. Dhiya Aziz, 41, is from Iraq and is affiliated with the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land.He is reported to be in good health.

Fr. Aziz was taken away on Tuesday by men thought to be affiliated with the Al-Nusra front (AINA 2015-07-07).

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