Race to Free Christian Hostages in Syria
December 7 2016
From Syria comes a story of a local bishop’s heroism and his church community’s determination to free 226 Christians from Islamic State.
By Lori Hinnant| Associated Press
December 7, 2016 | 12:06 AM
SAARLOUIS, Germany: Deep inside Syria, a bishop worked secretly to save the lives of 226 members of his flock from Daesh (ISIS) – by amassing millions of dollars from his community around the world to buy their freedom.