Irish Missionary Priest Kidnapped in the Southern Philippines
(12 October 09-RV) The Bishop of Mindanao in the Philippines is appealing to the kidnappers
of 78 year old Columban missionary priest Michael Sinot to release the priest who
is sick and in need of vital medicines. Heavily armed men entered into a Catholic
convent and kidnapped the Irish priest late yesterday in the southern Philippines
before spiriting him away in a motor boat We spoke with Melo Acuna, editor of the
News agency for the Philippines Catholic Bishops Conference....