Rejoicing at Release of Captive Nuns

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On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, March 9, 2014, multiple media outlets including a leading newspaper in Lebanon, The Daily Star, reported that the thirteen nuns held in captivity by Syrian rebels for over three months were freed late in the day, as a result of Lebanese and Qatari mediation. Officers from Lebanon’s General Security received the nuns on the outskirts of the Lebanese town of Arsal. 

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