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Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« on: February 01, 2012, 08:38:57 AM »
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A number of nuns at the Convent recounted the details of the attack and said that an armed terrorist group fired a shell that penetrated the Convent's wall into one of its rooms but it didn't explode.

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"We heard an explosion and felt a huge quake so we hurried out to see what happened. We saw smoke and dust coming out from one of the room's windows," said Head of the Convent, Mother Verona al-Nabhan, expressing thanks to God that the shell didn't explode.

http://sana.sy/eng/337/2012/02/01/397789.htm







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Re: Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2012, 08:45:26 AM »
Lord, have mercy. Thanks be to God that no one was hurt and may the evil doers repent of their sins.
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Re: Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2012, 08:49:36 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2012, 09:11:29 AM »
Thanks be to God that the shell didn't detonate! 

Lord have mercy on Syria - Lord have mercy on the people of Syria.  Lord have mercy on the Saydnaya Monastery, the nuns and the children - Holy Theotokos please pray for them and protect them, Lord have mercy!
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Re: Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2012, 09:12:18 AM »
Lord have mercy.  Here's another article


Divine intervention saves shell-struck Syrian convent

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“The Virgin Mary stopped the shell from exploding with her own hands,” said Mother Verone, who interpreted the close call as a divine message that “God is watching over sacred places” amid the unprecedented unrest rocking Syria

http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/02/01/191867.html
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Re: Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2012, 08:43:54 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Saydnaya Monastery in Syria attacked
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2012, 09:05:35 PM »
Thanks be to God that the shell didn't detonate! 

Lord have mercy on Syria - Lord have mercy on the people of Syria.  Lord have mercy on the Saydnaya Monastery, the nuns and the children - Holy Theotokos please pray for them and protect them, Lord have mercy!
Amen! Lord have mercy!
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