December 10, 2013 by History in a Hurry
Orthodox Nuns, Priest And Two Bishops Still Missing
Dec 10th, 2013 | By Editor2
The 12 Greek Orthodox Nuns kidnapped by Islamic terrorists in Syria are still missing. A priest and two bishops who were kidnapped earlier are still missing.
The nuns were taken from their convent where they oversee an orphanage. The terrorists also kidnapped three other women who are themselves orphans and work at the orphanage.
The Associated Press reported on the latest:
“They’re coming after us,” Odette Abu Zakham, a 65-year-old woman in the congregation who lives in the nearby historic Christian district of Bab Touma. “All they do is massacre people, all they know is killing.”
The Dec. 7 letter from Metropolitan Philip of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in America, to President Obama, is here: