Priest in Syria killed on mercy mission
AS increasingly ferocious attacks are made on districts
inhabited by Christians, the murder of a kidnapped Greek Orthodox
priest has further terrified minority communities in Syria.
The priest, Fr Fady Haddad, from the mixed Christian-Muslim town
of Qatana, west of Damascus, was seized while trying to secure the
release of a kidnapped Christian doctor. After reaching an
agreement on the ransom to be paid, the priest went with the kidnap
victim's stepfather to pay over the money. At ...
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