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Nine priests kidnapped in one Nigerian state this year

November 29, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Father Malachy Asadu, who had been kidnapped in the Nigerian state of Enugu on November 25, was released by his captors two days later, police report. Another priest, Father Teofilo Ndulue, had been abducted and held for three days just over a week earlier. Nine Catholic priests have been kidnapped in the Enugu state in 2019. While most have been released, at least two have been killed.

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