SYRIA: A Priest Kidnapped Along With His Team Members By Jihadists

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Christianity in Syria
Christianity in Syria

Syrian priest, Father Hanna Jallouf OFM was kidnapped along with his parishioners after his recent visit to the Islamic Court. He had gone to report harassment and abuse they suffered in recent weeks at the hands of Islamists who had already taken control of area taken away from the government in Damascus.

The Franciscan parish priest was kidnapped in the Christian village of Knayeh along with some of his parishioners by a group of militant jihadists in the night between Sunday 5 and Monday, October 6.