Syria: Father Hanna to be tried by Islamic court

10 October, 15:34

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, OCTOBER 10 - Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, custodian of the Holy Land, on Friday said Father Hanna Jallouf has only been ''partially released'' and is being held ''in a sort of house arrest''. The Syrian parish priest was abducted byIslamic militants together with about 20 of his parishioners in the Christian village of Knayeh in the night between Sunday, October 5 and Monday, October 6. ''He will now have to be tried'', Father Pizzaballa told TG2000. ''The court wants to verify allegations of collaborationism with the Assad regime''. (ANSAmed)
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