• Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen returns home, meets Modi

    Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen returns home, meets Modi

    • Sep 28, 2017

    Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who spent 18 months in captivity in Yemen, has finally arrived home in India. The priest was released two weeks ago, and has been recovering in Rome. Upon his arrival, Uzhunnalil met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Indian priest says Yemeni captors did him no physical harm

    Indian priest says Yemeni captors did him no physical harm

    • Sep 16, 2017

    Father Tom Uzhunnalil,a Salesian, was kidnapped from a home for senior citizens in Aden, southern Yemen, established by Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in March 2016. Four nuns were killed during the attack. On Saturday in Rome, following his release earlier this week, Uzhunnalil said that his captors never harmed him, even if in some videos they made it appear that way in an effort to get a speedy response in negotiations.

  • Report: Priest kidnapped in Yemen in 2016 has been released

    Report: Priest kidnapped in Yemen in 2016 has been released

    • Sep 12, 2017

    India’s Foreign Minister tweeted out on Tuesday that Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a missionary priest kidnapped by Islamic militants in Yemen in September 2016 at a home for the elderly in the southern port city of Aden, has been released. According to reports, Uzhunnalil is presently in Oman, and will be flown back to Kerala in India later on Tuesday.