Posts Tagged ‘kidnapped’

Bishop kidnapped and assaulted

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

A Catholic bishop in southern India was kidnapped and assaulted by attackers who demanded money. Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah in Andhra Pradesh state was blindfolded, handcuffed and abducted while he was travelling home after celebrating Mass at Karunagiri Shrine on April 25. The bishop said that unidentified kidnappers came in two vehicles and took Read more

Prayers continue for Fiji Peacekeepers

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The general secretary of the Fiji Methodist Church, Reverend Tevita Nawadra Banivanua led a prayer on Wednesday evening at Suva’s Centenary Church for the captured Fiji peacekeepers. It was reported that about 500 people attended. Nawadra says the incident has gripped the country and many people are worried. “To be captured like this and moved Read more