Kidnappings - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Kidnappings - Latest News
Sep 27, 2019 - 09:59 am .- A Catholic bishop in Pakistan has warned of an increase in young Christian and Hindu girls being kidnapped, then forced to convert to Islam and marry their captors.
Nov 16, 2018 - 04:03 pm .- Three Franciscan sisters and 13 novices travelling from Bamenda to Shisong in Northwest Cameroon have been released, after they were captured by separatist fighters in the small village of Bamessing yesterday.
Nov 6, 2018 - 03:24 pm .- Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, the priest who was kidnapped in 2016 and held captive for 18 months by terrorists in Yemen, said that his ability to persevere “was thanks to the prayers of everyone” who interceded for him.
Sep 21, 2018 - 02:57 pm .- There has been no sign of an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Niger Monday night, a member of his community said.
Mar 21, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- On Wednesday, terrorist group Boko Haram returned at least 76 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped in a raid last month.
Feb 28, 2018 - 12:40 am .- With 110 girls still missing after terrorist group Boko Haram attacked a technical college in Nigeria last week, a priest in the region says “deep sorrow has descended on the once sleepy…town.”
Feb 26, 2018 - 12:27 pm .- Rebecca Bitrus, who was a prisoner with Boko Haram for two years, is a stark reminder that behind all the rhetoric about promoting peace and helping persecuted Christians, there are real people who have suffered unimaginable atrocities.