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Assyrians citizens hold placards during a sit-in for abducted Christians in Syria and Iraq, at a church in Lebanon (PA)

The Syrian Observatory on Human Rights has reported a group of elderly Christians kidnapped by Islamists in February have been freed

A file photo of a damaged convent north of Damascus (AP)

Attacker blew himself up outside the Greek Orthodox Virgin Mary church

Lawyer Carlo Fusco is representing Paolo Gabriele (CNS)

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