Members of the Anglican Communion are being asked urgently to pray for an end to the violence in Syria.
Thisweek saw the massacre of many women and children in a besieged townnear Damascus and on Monday, two bishops of Aleppo were reported kidnapped.
The Greek Orthodox Metropolitan, Mgr Boulos Yazigi,and the Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, werecaptured while returning from doing humanitarian work. More informationon the kidnapping is available at: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/2013/04/metropolitans-boulos-yazigi-and-mor-youhanna-ibrahim-kidnapped-outside-aleppo/
Readersof ACNS are invited to pray for their safe release, for protection forthe vulnerable, and for a peaceful solution to this conflict.
Update: The kidnapped bishops were reported to have been released on Tuesday, April 23.