Aleppo bishop: Christians pained and worried by the fate of kidnapped prelates

05/03/2013 The fate of Mgrs Yohanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yaziji remains unknown since they were abducted on 22 April, and still presumed to be in the hands of their kidnappers. People are praying so that "they will come back to their communities in the next few days to celebrate Orthodox Easter," said Archbishop Jeanbart. Aleppo (AsiaNews) ...

Aleppo: two Orthodox bishops still captive, Christian neighborhood shelled

30/4/13 For Mgr Jeanbart, Greek Melkite bishop of Aleppo, "Catholic and Orthodox religious authorities are working for the release of the two prelates." Their abduction remains a mystery. Mortars devastate one of the city's main Christian neighbourhoods, killing four. Aleppo (AsiaNews) - The two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Aleppo are still in the hands of kidnappers, Mgr. ...