The bishop who lived: A former LA priest's story of captivity and forgiveness

Vol. 6 | No. 18 | September 10, 2021

“Father Moses” Chikwe spent 14 years in California as a student priest and hospital chaplain before becoming a bishop in Nigeria in 2019, and made international headlines when he was kidnapped and later freed by bandits eight months ago. During a visit to California this summer, he spoke exclusively to Angelus about his experience in captivity and what saved him from despair and possible death in the Nigerian jungle.

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