Vatican issues statement on release of kidnapped Salesian Priest Fr. Tom Uzunnalil

Vatican issues statement on release of kidnapped Salesian Priest Fr. Tom Uzunnalil

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Following is the text of statement issued by the Vatican by the Vatican on September 12, 2017 marking the release of Salesian priest Fr. Tom Uzunnalil who was kidnapped in Aden in 2016 when four sisters of Mother Teresa were murdered:

"This morning, the Rev. Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, S.D.B., was freed after being kidnapped on March 4, 2016 in Yemen. The Holy See fervently thanks all those who worked for his release, and especially His Majesty the Sultan of Oman and the competent authorities of the Sultanate. Fr. Uzhunnalil will remain for a few days in a Salesian community in Rome before going home to India."

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 22:07
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