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Pope Francis Prays for Kidnapped Jesuit Priest in Syria

Also Remembers Orthodox Bishops As Second Anniversary of Abductions Approaches

Rome, ( Junno Arocho Esteves | 1498 hits

Pope Francis appealed for the release of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, a Jesuit priest kidnapped two years ago in Syria. The Italian priest, who worked in Syria for the past 30 years, was kidnapped in July 2013 by the so-called Islamic State. Father Dall’Oglio engaged in Christian-Muslim dialogue, notably through the...

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