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Kidnapped Nigerian Bishop released

Date: 14 September 2013
THE DIOCESE OF GUILDFORD HAS LEARNED that Archbishop The Most Revd Ignatius Kattey has been released, after being taken hostage just over a week ago near Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria.

We have no further information at this stage.

The Bishop of Guildford, The Rt Revd Christopher Hill welcomed the news of Archbishop Kattey's release saying "to all in the diocese lay and ordained, I ask you to give thanks to God for Bishop Ignatius’ release."

"At Sunday worship tomorrow we may be truly ‘eucharistic’ – that is literally giving thanks to God."

More information will be published as it becomes available.

> See initial report

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