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Kidnapped priest - Latest News

Jan 20, 2021 - 04:20 pm .- A Catholic bishop in Burkina Faso is asking for prayers after the disappearance of another priest, whose vehicle was found abandoned earlier this week.
Dec 17, 2020 - 03:30 am .- After abducted Nigerian priest Fr. Valentine Ezeugu was released Wednesday, his religious congregation said it was praying for the conversion of his kidnappers.
Dec 16, 2020 - 07:00 am .- A priest of the Congregation of Sons of Mary Mother of Mercy was kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday while traveling to his father’s funeral.
Dec 3, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A priest who was kidnapped in Nigeria has been released after being held captive for 10 days. 
Nov 27, 2020 - 08:20 am .- A Nigerian archbishop has asked for prayers for the safe release of a priest kidnapped in Abuja earlier this week.
Nov 9, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis met Monday with an Italian missionary priest who was freed last month in Mali, after having been kidnapped from his Catholic parish in Niger in 2018.
Oct 9, 2020 - 03:00 am .- An Italian Catholic priest was freed Thursday two years after he was kidnapped by a jihadist group.
Mar 3, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Another Catholic priest in Nigeria has been kidnapped by gunmen, according to local media reports.
Jan 8, 2020 - 02:46 pm .- A Mexican priest who had been kidnapped is in the hospital in serious condition after having been discovered released on the side of a highway with four gunshot wounds.
Oct 30, 2019 - 06:12 pm .- The vice-rector of a seminary in Nigeria was kidnapped earlier this week and released two days later, the latest in the ongoing violence against priests that has led Enugu State authorities to ramp up security efforts.
Jan 4, 2019 - 12:46 am .- A Nigerian priest who was kidnapped on Christmas Eve recalled his experience after Mass this week, saying prayer is what saved him.