Tag : Franciscan Sisters of Siessen
title : Priest to Be Crucified By ISIS on Good Friday Still Not Accounted For, Says Indian Government
summary : Although Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna confirmed on Monday that Indian Catholic priest, Father Thomas Uzhunnali, was crucified by Islamic State radicals on Good Friday in Yemen, Indian government officials on Monday (March 28) stated they had no information of his whereabouts. Uzhunnali was taken hostage from a retirement home in Aden during an attack by on March 4. It has been assumed since that time he was being held hostage.
date : Mar 28, 2016 08:31 PM EDT
title : Priest Abducted In Yemen Receiving Global Prayers; Nuns Informed He Will Be Crucified On Good Friday
summary : As Good Friday approaches within the next 24 hours, qualms are mounting about the welfare of a Salesian priest who was seized during a terrorist attack on a senior citizens' facility in Yemen on March 4. Father Tom Uzhunnalil was believed to have been kidnapped by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria radicals (ISIS), and dreadful Internet reports suggest he may be crucified by his captors on Good Friday, as Christians mark the day Jesus died. No group has claimed responsibility for kidnapping the priest, but a nun who survived the attack attributed it to ISIS.
date : Mar 24, 2016 10:07 AM EDT