Syrian Rebels Release Greek Orthodox Nuns

A pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese State media reported that the thirteen Greek Orthodox nuns and three maids that were kidnapped in late...

Bishop Yazigi: The Abducted Nuns in Syria are Fine

The nuns who were abducted last month from St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in the ancient Syrian city of Maaloula are fine, as stated on...

Islamists Stab Chief of Greek Levant Party, Rodrigue “Dimitris” Khoury

According to the website operationantioch.blogspot.gr, Islamists stabbed the chief of the Greek Levant Party, Rodrigue “Dimitris” Khoury. The site “Libanon Files” reported that it...

Negotiations for the Release of Greek Orthodox Nuns in Syria

  According to some sources, the Syrian Government is trying to negotiate the release of the twelve Greek Orthodox nuns who were captured earlier this...

Greek Orthodox Nuns Abducted by Rebels Appear in Video

The Greek Orthodox nuns who were abducted by rebels on December 2, from a convent near Damascus, appear in a video broadcasted on Friday...

Greek Orthodox Nuns Taken Hostage by Syrian Rebels

  The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Islamist Rebels broke into St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in Maaloula, 60km north of Damascus, taking hostage,...

No New Information on Syrian Bishops Abducted in Aleppo

Since April 2013, the Syrian authorities say that they still have no clear information regarding the whereabouts of the two abducted bishops. The Lebanese Bishop,...

Antioch’s Patriarch Urges Release of Kidnapped Bishops

Patriarch John X (Yazigi) of Antioch and All The East, the primate of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East, installed...

Syrian Rebel Says Kidnapped Bishops OK

The two Orthodox Bishops, Yohanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yaziji, who were kidnapped at the end of April, reportedly near the town of Kafr Dael,...

Radical Islamists Behind Bishops’ Kidnapping?

Two Orthodox Archbishops, Paul Yazigi, and Yohanna Ibrahim, Head of the Syrian Orthodox Church in Aleppo, who were kidnapped by rebels on April 22,...