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Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi), Metropolitan of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Of Aleppo, and the brother of His Beatitude, as well as Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syriac Archdiocese of Aleppo, were both abducted by terrorists in a suburb of Aleppo as they  were returning from Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) to Aleppo.

Please pray for these Christian bishops of Syria. Lord have mercy
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2013, 07:52:25 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2013, 08:08:00 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2013, 10:08:24 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2013, 01:14:35 AM »
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2013, 07:05:59 AM »
Lord, have mercy upon Your servants!
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2013, 11:15:25 AM »
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2013, 02:28:09 PM »
Lord, save these thy servants through the intercession of St. George the Martyr.
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2013, 10:53:27 AM »
Lord have mercy. Pray they return safely soon.

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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2013, 08:02:31 PM »
Lord have mercy! Has there been any news regarding them?
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2013, 08:45:59 PM »
I checked Google and there are no new stories about them for the past while.

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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #22 on: August 11, 2013, 09:10:53 PM »
Continued prayers. Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #23 on: August 12, 2013, 04:17:49 PM »
I have heard they were killed. Maybe they are rumors.
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2013, 10:01:01 PM »
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #25 on: August 14, 2013, 09:35:45 AM »
I have heard they were killed. Maybe they are rumors.
That would be very disheartening if true. If anyone finds any source regarding the current status of these two Bishops please keep us posted on the other thread we have about then.

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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #26 on: August 14, 2013, 10:15:06 AM »
Some articles claimed that they had been taken to Turkey, but the Turks seem to deny it. As for now, I don't think anybody really knows where they are, if they are even still alive.
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #27 on: August 14, 2013, 10:18:20 AM »
Could you discuss the issue in one of several already existing threads in Christian News and not here? TIA
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #28 on: August 14, 2013, 10:20:53 AM »
Hopefully they are still alive.  If not, they are alive in the Hands of God.  Through the intercessions of Hieromartyr Sadoc (Sadoth) the Bishop of Persia and the Theotokos, LORD have mercy on them.

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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2013, 12:27:37 AM »
May God enlighten and give them strength .

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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #30 on: September 04, 2013, 05:32:49 PM »
May the Lord continue to watch over them.  Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for Metropolitan Paul Yazigi (Antiochian)/MarGregorios (Syriac)
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2013, 08:36:47 PM »
May the Lord continue to watch over them.  Lord, have mercy.

Lord have mercy.

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« Reply #32 on: September 27, 2013, 09:42:23 PM »
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