Italian priest freed in Nigeria (4) - Agenzia Ansa

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (4)  Agenzia Ansa(ANSA) - Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Radio capital Wednesday. Sources...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (4) - Agenzia Ansa
Italian priest freed in Nigeria (4)  Agenzia Ansa

(ANSA) - Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Radio capital Wednesday. Sources at the Rome Vicariate also confirmed Father Pallù had been freed. Father Pallu', 63 today, was kidnapped at Benin City in southern Nigeria last week. He phoned his mother Sunday night to tell her he was well and would be released "in a few days", Vatican Insider reported Monday. Laura Pallu', 92, made the phone call public during a prayer vigil for her son's release in the parish of Santa Lucia La...