Archivi tag: released

AFRICA/ETHIOPIA – Some Salesians released, others still in custody; humanitarian aid for the Ethiopia Emergency

Addis Abeba – There are 14 people still held in custody by the Ethiopian police, including Salesian religious, brothers, laity, employees. Seven other Salesians, plus an employed woman, were released by the police on Saturday, November 13, and this morning they appeared before a court and, according to local sources of Fides, they should be… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/NIGERIA – Priest kidnapped on September 13 released after 24 hours

Abuja – “Barely 24 hours after his kidnap, our beloved brother priest was released by his abductors”. Thus Fr. Emmanuel Uchechukwu, Chancellor of the diocese of Kafanchan, announced the release of Fr. Luka Benson Yakusak, kidnapped on the evening of September 13 . “Fr. Benson was abducted by armed persons from his residence at St.… Leggi tutto »