Franciscan Focus

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22 July 2006

Friars kidnapped in Haiti 

I just learned of the following story from my pal Melissa -- please pray for the safe return of Br. Flores and the unnamed postulant.

Catholic News Service: Franciscans call for safe release of friars kidnapped in Haiti
by Carol Glatz, 21 July 2006

"Brother Cesar Humberto Flores, 50, of El Salvador and a young Haitian postulant were abducted July 20 by unidentified assailants. The Franciscan provincial for Haiti said the abductors had contacted him and were asking to be paid a ransom." Read the full article.

See also this Zenit blurb.



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