From Anglican Communion News Service regarding some recent events in Syria:

Members of the Anglican Communion are being asked urgently to pray for an end to the violence in Syria.

This week saw the massacre of many women and children in a besieged town near Damascus and on Monday, two bishops of Aleppo were reported kidnapped.

The Greek Orthodox Metropolitan, Mgr Boulos Yazigi, and the Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, were captured while returning from doing humanitarian work. More information on the kidnapping is available at:

Readers of ACNS are invited to pray for their safe release, for protection for the vulnerable, and for a peaceful solution to this conflict.

22/4/13 Armed men have kidnapped the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo and Iskanderun, Metropolitan Boulos Yazigi and the Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Metropolitan Youhanna Ibrahm near the city of Aleppo. An-Nahar has learned that the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, which

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