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Salesian priest recounts his kidnapping in Yemen, imprisonment

Catholic News Service ROME — Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location, one of several he had been relocated...

Mexican priest kidnapped, found alive with signs of torture

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — An outspoken priest who had been reported missing in the state of Veracruz was found alive, but with signs...

Two parish priests kidnapped, murdered in Poza Rica, Mexico

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Two priests were kidnapped and killed in the Mexican state of Veracruz, raising the death toll of clergy murdered...

Indian bishop kidnapped and released by attackers demanding money

NEW DELHI — A Catholic bishop in southern India was kidnapped and assaulted by unknown attackers demanding money. Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah was blindfolded,...

Nigerian church groups organize prayers for missing schoolgirls

Catholic News Service LAGOS, Nigeria — Religious groups in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state have organized prayer sessions and other activities to support the rescue of...

Five nuns kidnapped from village near Damascus

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The kidnapping of five Orthodox nuns from a Christian village near Damascus has shocked Syria’s Christian community and filled...

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