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Pope Francis at the Vatican April 3, 2014.

Pope Francis calls for release of kidnapped priest

Apr 10, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis on Sunday issued an appeal for the release of kidnapped Salesian priest, Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, and all persons... Read more

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted in Yemen March 4.

India's foreign minister reassures bishops that Father Tom is alive

Apr 6, 2016

By Mary Farrow

After rampant rumors spread of the crucifixion of kidnapped priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian government official told the nation's... Read more

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted in Yemen March 4.

India's bishops push government to help find Fr Tom

Mar 30, 2016

By Elise Harris

After the circulation of rumors claiming Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was tortured and crucified on Good Friday, the Indian bishops have... Read more