Madagascar: priest kidnapped, released in bandit raid
Catholic World News - July 10, 2014
In Madagascar, a Catholic priest was kidnapped on July 8, but released the same day, the Fides news service reports.
The priest was one of four people taken hostage by bandits who attacked a remote village, looting homes and killing three people. Church sources in Madagascar said that such banditry is a common problem in rural areas.
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