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Church in Philippines ready to negotiate for kidnapped priest's release

October 30, 2009

Church officials in the Philippines report that they expect to open negotiations immediately with the kidnappers who now hold Father Michael Sinnott, the Irish missionary who was seized on October 11. The kidnappers have made contact with Church officials, and Father Sinnott has been seen alive. But the health of the captive priest is a major concern, because Father Sinnott suffers from a heard condition and efforts to send his medication to the kidnappers have been unsuccessful.

 


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