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“Again, terrorists abduct two Kaduna Catholic priests,” by Godwin Isenyo, Punch, July 16, 2022:

Again, suspected bandits reportedly kidnapped two Catholic priests, Reverend Fathers John Cheitnum and Donatus Cleopas, on there way to a function in the Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Chancellor, Catholic Diocese of Kafancha, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Okolo, said in a statement released to newsmen in Kaduna that the attack took place on Friday evening.

This is coming less than a week when the remains of the slain Reverend Father Vitus Borogo, also a Catholic priest, killed by terrorists on his farm, were buried in the state capital on Thursday.

Borogo was killed on June 25, 2022, while his brother CY Borogo was kidnapped by his abductors.

The development sparked protests among priests in the Kaduna Archdiocese, forcing them to carry placard in venting their anger over the deteriorating spate of insecurity across the country, especially in the state (Kaduna)….