Assyrian Hostages Released

Assyrian Hostages Released

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The Assyrian International News Agency just reported that ISIS has released 22 Assyrian hostages!

In the article they reported that Bishop Aprim was among 22 Assyrian hostages in Syria.

The article goes on to list dates when hostages were taken and released from Hasaka, Qaryatain, and Khabur.

It is reported that ISIS is still holding 73 Assyrians from Khabur and 179 from Qaryatain.

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Presvytera Vassi Makris Haros is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. She is the owner, designer and photographer of V’s Cardbox, In Service and Love. a greeting card company featuring cards with an Orthodox voice. She strongly feels that experiencing the Orthodox Faith through the church’s cyclical calendar of feasts and fasts is a gift that is too often overlooked.