The Daily Star in Lebanon is reporting that Greek Orthodox Archbishop Boulos Yazigi and Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim are still held by U.S. supported Islamists in a small village north of Aleppo but that they are in good health.
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RT reports that an Islamic organization has also requested that the US supported Islamist fighters release the kidnapped Syrian Bishops.The Greek Orthodox Church has called for their release and the Russian Orthodox Church has published several statements condemning the act and has calling for them to be freed. The patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill the first wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking him to try and ensure the bishops’ early release.
on Tuesday, the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate in Damascus said in a statement that it had not received “any official document indicating the (bishops’) release.” The statement was posted on the Patriarchate’s website.
“We, the broadest [coalition] of Islamic organizations operating in Syria, hereby announce the establishment of the Islamic Syrian Front… which follows the path of the Sunna according to the correct Salafi understanding, neither exaggerating it nor subtracting from it. [The front] aspires to topple Assad’s regime and establish a civilized Islamic society governed by religious Muslim law, in which Muslims and non-Muslims alike will benefit from the justice of Islam. (Sure – Just like Iran – ed)
In this issue: Another establishment one-note GOP candidate for President lost / What next for our “democracy”? / What happened in the House and Senate / Nancy Pelosi and the Islamists / Gay foreplay and the Maine middle school / Arab Lawyers Union honors a mass murderer with an award / More Muslims than Catholics in France? / Increase in Saudi child brides / More Christians die at the hands of Muslims this week
With Islamists poised to take over governments overthrown during the “Arab spring,” Christians and other minorities may soon be subject to Sharia (Islamic) law. Some say assurance by Islamist groups, such as the Muslim Brotherhood, Salafis, and Ennahda, that non-Muslims would not be mistreated under Sharia is, at best, questionable.
The Telegraph, a London, UK newspaper is reporting 35 dead in demonstrations in Cairo, Egypt. Demonstrators are demanding “democracy” just a few days before a democratic election for a new parliament. How odd is this and why did the demonstrators stream out of mosques beginning after prayers on Friday? The demonstrations are not students or secularist, but rather Islamists. Why do Muslim leaders want to disrupt the election next week?
Rebuilding the Library of Alexandria some 1300 hundred years after its final destruction at the hands of its Islamic conquerors in a country where blasphemy against Islam is still a crime was always a fool’s errand. But it was a fool’s errand lavishly embraced by every collection of useful idiots from UNESCO to the National Library of France, which kicked in half a million books.