Independent Catholic News logo Welcome Visitor
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Kidnapped missionary 'in good health'
Comment Email Print
 Fr Guiseppe 'Beppe' Pierantoni, who was kidnapped from his parish in the Philippines on 17 October, is reported to be in good health. The Missionary News Service said they have been assured by the Bishop of Pagadian, Zacaharias Jimenez, that the Italian Sacred Heart missionary is well. Concerns were raised over Fr Beppe's health some weeks ago when it was learnt that he was suffering for amoebic dysentery and his abductors asked for medicines for him. On 29 November, fighting between security forces and the Moro National Liberation Fron broke out in the area where it is believed the priest is being held. However missionary sources say they are hopeful he will be released in the next few days.
Share:  Bookmark and Share
Tags: None

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: