Pray for the Release of Patriarch Antonios of Eritrea

Imprisoned Orthodox Patriarch Antonios of Eritrea

March 14, 2012 Washington DC (International Christian Concern) –Patriarch Antonios, who has been imprisoned for his faith, is a diabetic and his situation is deteriorating due to lack of medical attention. The Patriarch has been detained at an undisclosed location since January 2006.

“It is a miracle that he remains alive without medical care. International humanitarian organizations, such as the Red Cross, should be allowed to visit the Patriarch. We also urge the Eritrean government to release the Patriarch for humanitarian reasons,” said Fr. Athanasius Ghebre-Ab, and Eritrean Orthodox priest in the US and an academic. Continue reading “Pray for the Release of Patriarch Antonios of Eritrea”

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