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In Mali, joy at release of kidnapped priest


Since 2012, jihadist groups linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State have carried out kidnappings to obtain money or exert political pressure.

Franciscan sister held hostage in Mali sends new letter to her family


“She is exhausted physically, very thin, her face burnt brown by the sun and by the climate in the Mali region, but thanks be to God she is well. She is very strong.”

Sister Gloria Narvaez

After four years, the Church continues to pray for the release of kidnapped sister


“We need to raise the voice of freedom, not only for Gloria, but for all the kidnapped Catholics, for believers and non-believers in the world.”

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