Jailed Vietnamese priest, seriously ill, released for treatment
March 16, 2010
Father Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly, a Catholic priest who is serving an 8-year prison sentence for human-rights advocacy, has been temporarily released from jail for medical treatment. Father Van Ly has suffered multiple strokes and is partially paralyzed; he also needs treatment for a brain tumor. Released to authorities of the Hue diocese, he will be returned to prison if his medical condition improves.
- Fr Nguyen Van Ly released, handed over to the diocese of Hue (AsiaNews)
- Temporarily free, Fr Van Ly to go back to prison after treatment (AsiaNews)
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