Yemen extremist plan to crucify captured Syro Malabar priest on Good Friday


#21

I also just read on another thread so far this is a rumor and has not been confirmed.

maybe we should continue to pray for Fr. Tom's safety at the hands of his captors and he be shown safety. until I hear word from the Vatican I will keep praying for his welfare and for his courage.


#22

[quote="7_Sorrows, post:21, topic:419096"]
I also just read on another thread so far this is a rumor and has not been confirmed.

maybe we should continue to pray for Fr. Tom's safety at the hands of his captors and he be shown safety. until I hear word from the Vatican I will keep praying for his welfare and for his courage.

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Amen!🙏


#23

If what people think happened to this priest is true then he is a martyer for the faith and Im quite certain will be in heaven with God. Im sure the Pope will have a mass for him. This is just absolutely evil what these people are doing. They are Satans freinds.


#24

Just heard an update on Hugh Hewitt.Apparently an Austrian Archbishop has confirmed Fr.Tom was in fact crucified😞


#25

[quote="Jeanne_S, post:24, topic:419096"]
Just heard an update on Hugh Hewitt.Apparently an Austrian Archbishop has confirmed Fr.Tom was in fact crucified😞

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I think this is the same one from Vienna.
Another thread had a link he is still alive.


#26

Yes I saw that,so I guess there is some conflicting info out there.


#27

[quote="Thomas48, post:1, topic:419096"]
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CNA update March 28, 2016:

“We have absolutely no information” on Fr. Uzhunnalil, said Father Mathew Valarkot, spokesman for the Salesians’ Bangalore province to which the kidnapped priest belongs.

catholicnewsagency.com/blog/fate-of-kidnapped-fr-tom-uzhannil-remains-unknown/


#28

[quote="Jeanne_S, post:26, topic:419096"]
Yes I saw that,so I guess there is some conflicting info out there.

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yes and it doesn't help there are 2-3 threads about this. I am sure it is hard to get information and verify it. so I guess the best we can do is pray, pray, pray.


#29

[quote="Vico, post:27, topic:419096"]
CNA update March 28, 2016:

“We have absolutely no information” on Fr. Uzhunnalil, said Father Mathew Valarkot, spokesman for the Salesians’ Bangalore province to which the kidnapped priest belongs.

catholicnewsagency.com/blog/fate-of-kidnapped-fr-tom-uzhannil-remains-unknown/

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Update:

It seems that Fr. Tom is alive and well so far, the Vicar Apostolic for Southern Arabia, Mons. Paul Hinder, confirms, and that rumours about his crucifixion on Good Friday have been fabricated:
asianews.it/news-en/For-Vicar-of-Arabia,-Fr-Tom-is-still-alive;-rumours-of-his-crucifixion-are-false-37067.html


#30

are so we pray that he may be delivered from this horrible situation


#31

prayers certainly can’t hurt!


#32

:(

God has been glorified. Good Friday was the wedding day of this faithful servant.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


#33

Anyone hear of a credible update re Fr.Tom?


#34

I spoke to my previous parish priest, who is Syro Malabar and a good friend of mine. He told me that he heard the terrorist group may be demanding a ransom and that Fr. Tom is alive.


#35

that was the latest I heard too.


#36

ncregister.com/daily-news/hopes-rise-as-yemen-confirms-kidnapped-indian-priest-is-alive

NEW DELHI — Hope and expectation are rising after Yemen confirmed that missionary Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was kidnapped in Yemen more than a year ago, is “alive.”

full article linked above.


#37

Praying that this priest is soon released in good health.


#38

Pray forvFr.Tom and all persecuted priest daily.🙏🙏🙏


#39

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