ISIS Crucifies Catholic Priest Father Thomas Uzhunnalil on Good Friday, Unconfirmed Report Claims

Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, 56, a Catholic Priest who was kidnapped by the Islamic State earlier this month was crucified by militants on Good Friday, according to Austrian media, the Christian Post reports.

Archbishop of Vienna, Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, told a congregation gathered in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in the Austrian capital that the Salesian priest had been crucified.The Christian Post reported last week that Father Uzhunnalil was believed to have been kidnapped by IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL) during an attack at a Missionaries of Charity-run retirement home in Aden, Yemen, on March 4.

During the attack, the militants killed 16 people, including four nuns. No trace of Uzhunnalil was found after the attack but a neighbor reportedly witnessed militants taking the priest and driving away with him in a car.

Source: ISIS Crucifies Catholic Priest Father Thomas Uzhunnalil on Good Friday, Unconfirmed Report Claims

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