NEW DELHI (AP) — The Rev. Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted by militants in March 2016 when they attacked the home, killing 16 people, including four nuns.
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(RNS) — Earlier this month, the Rev. Charles Kapasa and the Rev. Jean Pierre Akilimali were abducted from the Parish of Notre Dame in the Butembo-Beni Diocese. They have not been seen since.
BOLOGNA, Italy (RNS) The film is certain to cast fresh light on this real-life drama about a 6-year-old forced from his family and raised as a Catholic with the blessing of Pope Pius IX. The child grew up to become a priest.
(RNS) The attack on the cardinal comes amid increasing violence and kidnappings of clergy for ransom in the West African country.
(RNS) The abduction shocked the world and gave rise to the global online campaign #bringbackourgirls. Still, the majority of the girls have never been found.
TRENTON, N.J. -- FBI agents secretly recorded conversations in which Rabbi Mendel Epstein boastfully claimed that his "team" kidnaps and beats husbands until they agree to give their wives religious divorces, known as gets.
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) Four Orthodox rabbis implicated in a torture-for-hire operation were indicted Thursday (May 22).
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The denial of any kind of respect for life and for the dignity of human beings, even the most innocent, vulnerable and defenseless, calls for the strongest condemnation,” the Vatican's chief spokesman said.
(RNS) For five years, the Islamist insurgency known as Boko Haram has unleashed violence in northern Nigeria, but the girls’ abduction is viewed as the most terrifying so far.
(RNS) According to a criminal complaint unsealed Thursday (Oct. 10), the four are accused of charging families thousands of dollars to get recalcitrant husbands to agree to divorces, frequently by violent means.
(RNS) A Vermont jury found an Amish-Mennonite pastor guilty Tuesday (Aug. 14) of abetting an international kidnapping to keep a child from her lesbian parent. By Lauren Markoe.