Kidnapping

Thumbnail nigerian school girls credit european commission dg echo via flickr cc by nd 20 cna Another 82 Boko Haram abductees freed, but scores still missing

Abuja, Nigeria, May 8, 2017 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Another of the young women abducted from their school by Boko Haram militants have been...

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Thumbnail priest credit neville elder shutterstock cna Another Catholic priest has been kidnapped in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 23, 2016 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Mexican Cardinal Alberto Suárez Inda is offering prayers for the safety of a priest...

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Thumbnail nigerian school girls credit european commission dg echo via flickr cc by nd 20 cna Boko Haram releases 21 kidnapped Nigerian girls

Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2016 / 12:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Radical Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 21 schoolgirls kidnapped from...

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Thumbnail soldiers take positions while evading sniper fire as they try to clear the city of armed militants one street at a time on may 25 2017 in marawi city credit jes aznar getty images cna Cardinal pleads for Islamist militants to release Philippines hostages

Cotabato, Philippines, May 25, 2017 / 01:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Filipino cardinal has prayed for the release of Catholic hostages held by...

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Thumbnail 20170914t0926 11450 cns pope father tom Father Tom thanks the world for their prayers

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, the Salesian missionary released this week after 18 months of captivity, thanked Saturday all those who have prayed and made...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna Father Tom Uzhunalill has been released, is headed back to India

After more than 18 months of questions and uncertainty regarding the fate of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil following his abduction by militants in Yemen, the...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 1 Fr. Tom still missing, but bishop hopeful about his release

Two months after being kidnapped in Yemen, Salesian priest Tom Uzhunnalil remains missing, although a bishop involved in his case remains hopeful...

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Thumbnail father tom uzhunnalil meets with pope francis in vatican city on sept 13 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Fr. Tom to Pope Francis: I offered my suffering for you and the Church

Just one day after being released from 18 months of captivity, Indian priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil shared an emotional meeting with Pope Francis,...

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Thumbnail hostage credit 271 eak moto shutterstock cna Hope continues for captured Filipino priest sighted alive

Marawi, Philippines, Jun 27, 2017 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Captured priest Father Teresito “Chito” Suganob was seen alive on Sunday in a part...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Indian politician suggests ransom fund for kidnapped priest

New Delhi, India, May 31, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A member of India’s Legislative Assembly is encouraging the Church to raise money for...

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Thumbnail hostage credit 271 eak moto shutterstock cna Kidnapped Filipino priest pleads for help in video

Marawi, Philippines, May 30, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A week after Islamist militants kidnapped some 240 Catholics in the Philippines, a...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna Kidnapped Indian priest pleads for help in new video

Vatican City, May 9, 2017 / 05:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fourteen months after his kidnapping in March 2016, Salesian priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil has...

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Thumbnail priest credit neville elder shutterstock cna Kidnapped Mexican priest found alive with signs of torture

Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 14, 2016 / 01:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Mexican Conference of Bishops issued a statement acknowledging that Fr. José...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Kidnapped priest appeals for Pope’s help

Aden, Yemen, Dec 26, 2016 / 02:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Salesian priest kidnapped in Yemen on March 4 personally appealed for Pope Francis’ help...

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Thumbnail nun credit alex proimos via flickr cc by nc 20 cna Mali bishops plead for kidnapped nun's release

Bamako, Mali, Apr 2, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Mali are asking the general public to help secure the release of a...

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Thumbnail hostage credit 271 eak moto shutterstock cna Nigerian priest shares harrowing story of being kidnapped

Issele-Uku, Nigeria, Jun 12, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It was supposed to be a quiet retreat weekend last April for Fr. Sam Okwuidegbe, a...

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Thumbnail bring back our girls nigeria catholic news agency credit getty images spencer platt cna 73014 Protestors slam global failure to save missing Nigerian girls

Gathering outside the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C. to mark the 100th day since the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria, protestors...

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Thumbnail fr tom uzhunnalil  credit ans agenzia info salesiana cna 3 29 16 Yemeni minister: Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is still alive

Rome, Italy, Jul 13, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After nearly a year since his kidnapping, Yemen officials say that Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is in...

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