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‘Why they did not kill me, I don’t know,’ says Fr Tom Uzhunnalil

The Salesian priest was kidnapped in Yemen in March 2016

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Asking his family and friends to pressure the authorities, he said, ‘Please, please, do what you what you can to get me released. May God bless you for that.’

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was kidnapped in Yemen in an attack that left at least 16 dead

In a video message Fr Tom Uzhunnalil says his health is deteriorating

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Sister Mary Judith was one of four women religious killed when suspected Islamists stormed a nursing home

Francis called for Fr Uzhunnalil and ‘all people kidnapped in areas of armed conflict’ to be set free