Religion: Prisoner of Love

Prisoner of Love A bishop is "kidnaped"

Emotionally exhausted, the thin, bearded prisoner gazes at the noisy crowd outside his room and says in a mild voice, "I am captive of my people's love, their violence and their beliefs." Captive he is, for the Orthodox folk around the town of Kisamos, on the western tip of his native island of Crete, have kidnaped Bishop Eirinaios. For more than two weeks they have held him hostage in an empty room, refusing to free him until the church restores him as their leader.

The reason for such adulation is clear. Soon after...

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