Vatican condemns Boko Haram kidnappings
Catholic World News - May 09, 2014
The Vatican has condemned the kidnapping of young Nigerian girls by Boko Haram terrorists as one of the “horrible forms of violence long typical of this group.”
The statement issued by Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, said that the kidnapping “calls for the strongest condemnation and elicits the most heartfelt compassion for the victims, as well as horror at the physical and spiritual suffering and the incredible humiliation inflicted upon them.” The Vatican called for the liberation of the hostages and an end to “hateful terrorism.”
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