Goma, 16 July, 2021 / 8:00 pm (ACI Africa).
The Catholic Nun belonging to the Daughters of the Resurrection in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who was kidnapped on her way to the market has been set free, the Pontifical Foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) United Kingdom, has reported.
In a Friday, July 16 report, the leadership of ACN, however, says that there were scant details regarding the kidnapping and release of the Nun who has only been identified as Sr. Francine.
Making reference to the freed Catholic Nun, the Catholic charity reports, “Her community, the Daughters of the Resurrection, told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need that Sister Francine is traumatized but physically unharmed. They did not disclose more details.”
Sr. Francine was on July 8, seized in Goma, the capital of North Kivu Province, on her way to the market to shop for her community.
ACN reports that a short time after the incident, the kidnappers contacted local church representatives.