Bishop from Central African Republic describes how Islamic leader saved his life
Catholic World News - June 24, 2014
An African bishop has explained to the British Catholic Herald how a militant Muslim saved him from being beheaded.
Bishop Nestor Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia of Bossangoa in the Central African Republic was kidnapped in April, along with three other priests, by rebels of the Seleka movement, and Islamic militant group. He was told by his captors that he would be executed. But another rebel leader, described by the bishop as "a good man with a good conscience" intervened and stopped the killing.
The bishop and priests were released the following day: Good Friday.
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