Kidnapped Franciscan freed in Syria

Kidnapped Franciscan freed in Syria July 10, 2015

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Great news: 

The Custody of the Holy Land announced that the Father Dhiya Azziz has been liberated.

The Custody had had no news of the Father Dhiya since Saturday, 4 July, in the late afternoon.

Conflicting news had nevertheless led people to believe that he had been taken by jihadists affiliated to Al-Nusra Jabhat, which administers the emirate in the sector.

Father Dhiya was allegedly abducted by another group jihadists eager to profit on his release. In the region, there are a plethora of groups that operate with varied interests.

He was allegedly treated well during his kidnapping.

Read it all. 

Thanks be to God.

Photo via Custody of the Holy Land


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