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Haiti - Insecurity : 6 religious from the congregation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart kidnapped
24/02/2024 09:23:47

Haiti - Insecurity : 6 religious from the congregation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart kidnapped
After the recent kidnapping of 6 nuns https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-41473-haiti-flash-6-nuns-kidnapped.html it is now 6 brothers of the congregation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart have been kidnapped by armed individuals while they were going on Friday morning, February 23, to the mission of the Jean XXIII School at the Bicentenaire.

"We pray for their release and for an end to this scourge of insecurity," write the local religious men and women in a press release, specifying that the Jean XXIII school is the only one still operating in the risk zone in the center of the capital Port-au-Prince.

According to our information, the kidnappers are demanding a large ransom in exchange for their release.

We learned that on the same day a priest who had just celebrated mass in the Notre-Dame de Fatima chapel, in the Bicentenaire neighborhood, was also kidnapped.

Kidnappings of clergy are becoming more and more frequent when it is not a question of faithful kidnapped under threat in churches during religious services or even of priestesses killed...

Also read about religious kidnappings (extracts) :

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