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Haiti’s kidnapped nuns freed after week in captivity – archbishop

Port-au-Prince, haiti Reuters Six Catholic nuns who were kidnapped in the Haitian capital nearly a week ago have been released alongside two more hostages, the archbishop of Port-au-Prince said in a statement late Wednesday. Armed gunmen hijacked a bus in Port-au-Prince on Friday and drove off, taking all of the passengers hostage, including six nuns […]

Pope Francis calls for release of nuns, other hostages kidnapped in Haiti

Vatican City Reuters Pope Francis on Sunday called for the release of hostages, including six nuns, who were kidnapped on a bus in Haiti on Friday, and said he was praying for social harmony in the country. Pope Francis waves at the crowd, who are gathered on St Peter’s Square during the Angelus prayer, from […]