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THE GREEK ORTHODOX PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM EXPRESSES ITS SOLIDARITY WITH THE ABDUCTED ARCHBISHOPS IN SYRIA.

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem expresses its profound sorrow to the abduction of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Halab and Alexandretta Mr. Pavlos, the brother of His Beatitude the Patriarch of Antioch Ioannis, and the Syrian Metropolitan of Halab Mr. Gregorios.

Moreover, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem strongly denounces and condemns this unjust act and hopes and prays from the Holy Tomb of Our Lord Jesus Christ for the speedy and immediate release of the above mentioned high ranked clergymen and for the peace, stability, and co-existence in country of Syria.

Chief Secretary’s Office.