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Kidnapped nuns released in Iraq

July 15, 2014

Seventeen days after they were kidnapped by Islamic militants in Mosul, two nuns and three orphans have been released.

“I am overjoyed at the release of the two sisters and three orphans,” Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako told AsiaNews. “They were treated well, they were all together.”


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