Peter Kassig’s parents held a press conference today, one day after ISIS released video of their beheaded son.
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Peter’s parents Ed and Paula faced reporters today.
They asked for supporters to pray for “Abdul Rahman” – his Muslim name.
Here’s part of the couple’s statement.
“Our hearts are battered, but they will mend. The world is broken, but it will be healed in the end. And good will prevail as the One God of many names will prevail… Greater love hath no man than this: than to lay down his life for another… We are heartbroken to learn that our son, Abdul-Rahman Peter Kassig, has lost his life as a result of his love for the Syrian people and his desire to ease their suffering,” they said in a prepared statement. “Our heart also goes out to the families of the Syrians who lost their lives, along with our son.