ENGLISH VERSION: Prayers requested for abducted Syrian hierarchs. Statement of the Assembly of canonical orthodox bishops of North and Central America
Metropolitan Paul Yazigi of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo (brother of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of the Great City-of-God Antioch and all the East), and Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, were both abducted this morning, Monday, April 22nd, while they were traveling together on the road between Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) and the north Syrian city of Aleppo.
The driver of the vehicle in which they were traveling was killed in the attack. Your prayers are requested.
Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops
of North and Central America