Orthodox Nuns from Maaloula Finally Freed

Maaloula

Last September, I told you about the Syrian attack on the scenic Catholic village of Maaloula, near Damascus.According to a report from Breitbart, Islamic rebels associated with al Qaeda burst into the town, shooting or beheading Christians who refused to convert to Islam.More than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns were kidnapped from their monastery of Mar Thecla by militants from the Nusra Front, al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria.  The nuns, who were mostly Syrian and Lebanese and who worked in t … [Read more...]


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