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Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram
« on: October 15, 2013, 04:01:30 AM »
A deal running in parallel with efforts to free the nine kidnapped Lebanese in Syria could see the release of two Greek Orthodox bishops who were kidnapped in Lebanon’s neighbor earlier this year, the head of the Syriac League told The Daily Star Friday.

“There are positive signs over an imminent release of the two bishops,” said Habib Afram...

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Re: Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2013, 04:05:26 AM »
"Two greek orthodox bishops"

don't be so hasty!!
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Re: Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2013, 05:26:11 AM »
Patriarch John X just gave a press conference where he once again sharply criticized the international community for their lack of attention to the kidnapped bishops.

There had been hope that the Lebanese Shiite pilgrims kidnapped in Syria would be released today for Eid, partially in exchange for the two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon, but that doesn't seem to be happening.

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Re: Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013, 06:49:13 AM »
do you have any links?

may God give peace, courage and comfort to His servants.

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Re: Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2013, 09:10:30 AM »
Why were the Kidnapped Bishops not Released along with the Azaz Captives?
http://araborthodoxy.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-were-kidnapped-bishops-not-released.html

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Re: Deal could see release of two bishops in Syria: Afram
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2013, 10:13:19 AM »
"Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy."
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