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Bishop kidnapped, released in Central African Republic

April 17, 2014

A bishop in the Central African Republic, along with three of his diocesan priests, was abducted on April 17 but then released, according to L’Osservatore Romano.

Members of the Islamist Séléka movement, which held sway in the nation from March 2013 until January 2014, kidnapped Bishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia of Bossangoa, according to the report.


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