CNA Staff, Mar 26, 2021 / 04:00 am
A Catholic priest in Nigeria is recovering after a week-long kidnapping ordeal.
Fr. Harrison Egwuenu, a priest of the Diocese of Warri in Delta State, was freed on March 21, Fr. Benedict Okutegbe, administrator of Sacred Heart Cathedral in the city of Warri, confirmed on Thursday.
Okutegbe told ACI Africa, CNA’s African news partner: “We are grateful to God for the safe release of Fr. Harrison Egwuenu.”
He added: “Fr. Egwuenu is doing OK Of course, he needs time to overcome the traumatic experience.”