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28 September, 2017 11:30 AM PM Modi was happy I was freed, asked me to take care of my health: Father Tom Unzhunnalil

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Kerala priest who was released recently after more than one-and-a- half years in captivity in Yemen, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for their support. Speaking about his ordeal in Yemen, he said: “God has a mission for all of us & my mission has, to be present for the old and the dying 34

12 September, 2017 11:11 PM Vatican played key role in Father Tom Uzhunnalil's release

Father Tom Uzhunalil's rescue news has brought joy and relief to his relatives and colleagues back in Kerala. Father Uzhunnalil, a native of Ramapuram village in Kottayam, Kerala was abducted allegedly by ISIS terrorists on March 4, 2016 from Yemen. Tom, who was engaged in missionary activities in Yemen since 2010, in fact returned after a brief vacation 220

12 September, 2017 10:25 AM Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted allegedly by ISIS militants in Yemen last year, has been rescued, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. The release of the Indian Christian priest was reportedly secured by Oman, AFP news agency said. Referring to the priest, a report by Oman Observer said: He has been transferred 80

27 December, 2016 5:26 AM Will Spare No Effort To Secure Father Tom's Release From Captivity In Yemen: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the government will spare no effort to secure Father Tom Uzhunnalil's release from captivity in Yemen. "We got Father Alex Prem Kumar and Judith D'Souza released from Afghanistan," she said. "We have spared no effort and we will spare no effort to secure Fr Tom's release from captivity 202

26 December, 2016 2:48 PM Abducted Indian priest to pope: Being ignored as I am not European

"If I were a European priest, I would have been taken more seriously. I am from India. I am perhaps not considered as of much value," says Father Tom Uzhunnalilm, who was abducted by suspected ISIS militants from Yemen in March this year. KOTTAYAM: Indian priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted from Yemen, was seen begging for life in a video 334

26 December, 2016 12:06 PM Abducted Kerala priest appeals Pope, Centre to secure his release

An Indian Catholic priest abducted from Yemen this year appealed to Pope Francis and the Union government through a purported video to secure his release from his captors. Father Uzhunnalil, who hails from Kerala, was abducted in March by the Islamic State which attacked an old-age home in Aden. KOCHI: An Indian Catholic priest abducted from Yemen this year appealed 276

3 April, 2016 4:44 PM Father Tom Uzhunnalil is 'safe', Sushma Swaraj tells CBCI

NEW DELHI: Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted by a terror group in Yemen, is "safe" and efforts are underway for his early release, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told a delegation of Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI), the organisation's spokesman said today. Father Gyanprakash Topno, spokesman of CBCI, told PTI that a five-member 184

3 April, 2016 8:27 AM Kerala Priest Kidnapped In Yemen 'Could Be Freed Soon': Catholic Group

A priest from Kerala, abducted by gunmen in Yemen last month, is safe and could be released soon, a Catholic group said today, quoting Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. Father Tom Uzhunnalil was captured when armed men attacked an old people's home run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in southern Yemeni city of Aden, killing 16 people, including 207

28 March, 2016 8:16 PM Confusion over abducted Kerala priest’s fate in Yemen

The reports about the crucifixion of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Salesian priest who was abducted from an old-age home run by the Missionaries of Charity in Aden in strife-torn Yemen, remain to be confirmed by official sources. Confusion reigned over the priest’s fate on Monday, with conflicting versions being aired by different Church segments. Father 217

28 March, 2016 5:22 PM No verifiable information on abducted Indian priest Tom Uzhunnallil: Govt

There was "no verifiable information" about the fate of a priest from Kerala who was allegedly abducted by terror group Islamic State in Yemen earlier this month, government sources said on Monday. The information came against the backdrop of reports claiming that the militant group had planned to execute the priest Tom Uzhunnallil on Good Friday last week. However 185