Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released


Vatican City, Sep 12, 2017 / 07:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After more than 18 months of questions and uncertainty regarding the fate of Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil following his abduction by militants in Yemen, the priest has finally been set free and is on his way home to India.

The news was officially announced by Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in a Sept. 12 tweet that read: “I am happy to inform that Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been rescued.”

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