More Catholic church attacks across Asia
Fr Paulos Eskandar-Decapitated Syrian-Orthodox priest laid to rest in Mosul
Prayers for the repose of his soul and all souls that have died proclaiming Christ's Truth: Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
He was abducted last Monday by an unknown Islamic group which posted a
hefty ransom of 0-350,000, the Assyrian International News Agency(AINA) reported. The group also demanded that signs be posted on his church apologising for the Pope's Regensburg remarks as a pre-condition for negotiations.