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DR Congo kidnappers demand $500,000 for priest

April 04, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Father Celestin Ngango was abducted after he celebrated Easter Sunday Mass at his parish in North Kivu province.

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  • Posted by: feedback - Apr. 04, 2018 9:54 AM ET USA

    A much lower sum of money would very likely satisfy the kidnappers, but at the same time, it could encourage the spread of this kind of criminal activity. Let's offer a Hail Mary for Father Celestin.