Gunmen abduct three seminarians in Nigeria
According to Catholic News Agency, Christ the King Major Seminary in Kaduna State, Nigeria was attacked Monday night by unknown gunmen. Three seminarians were abducted during the attack, while six others were injured.
“We ask for your closeness to us in praying for the quick and safe release of our abducted brothers,” Fr. Emmanuel Okolo, chancellor of the Diocese of Kafanchan, wrote in a memo yesterday.
“Well-wishers of our Institute and Seminary are hereby encouraged to desist from taking the laws into their hands,” the priest added. “We would use every legitimate means to ensure their prompt and secure release. May Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and St. Wilfred intercede for our abducted brothers and all other kidnapped persons.”