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Pan-Muslim body urges release of captive Syria bishops

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 15:52

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged on Saturday an "unconditional" release of two bishops kidnapped this week in Syria.

Pope Francis calls for two Syria bishops to be freed

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 16:18

Pope Francis on Wednesday appealed for two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria to be freed and for the bloodshed to end, speaking during his general audience on St Peter`s Square.

Two bishops kidnapped in northern Syria: State media

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 10:50

An armed group kidnapped two bishops in a village in Aleppo province in northern Syria, the state news agency SANA reported.