YPG: Bishops kidnapped by Feteh El-Hesun group

West Kurdistan People’s Defense Units (YPG) released a written statement on the kidnapping of Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo, Boulos Yazigi, and the Syriac Orthodox Bishop, Yohanna Ibrahim, in Syria on 22 April.

The statement by YPG General Command said that two bishops were kidnapped by an armed group led by Feteh El-Hesun and affiliated to Free Syrian Army. YPG said they have reached this conclusion as a result of the research of YPG units. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

Sacrament of Ordination

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Christ sending forth His apostles. Byzantien fresco from Cappadocia (ca 12th century)

Sacraments (or Mysteries) are holy actions of the Church by which spiritual life is imparted to those receiving them. Ordination, which means «to set in place» or «to select by the outreached hand,» is one of several Orthodox sacraments. It is extended specifically to bishops, presbyters (priests) and deacons, and generally to all through Holy Baptism.

(1) Bishops

In His ministry… Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »