Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Statement by both Patriarchs of Antioch & All the East

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Statement issued by the Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East for the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East of the Syriac Orthodox Church
On Monday, 22 April 2013, we were taken by surprise at the news that our brothers Bishop Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo and Alexandretta and Bishop John (Ibrahim) Syriac Orthodox Bishop of Aleppo, had been kidnapped on their way back to Aleppo after accomplishing a humanitarian mission.