The whereabouts of Indian Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnalil, who has been in ISIS captivity in Yemen is still unknown, according to reports. It was widely circulated in media that he will be crucified on Good Friday, today.
However, members of Father Uzhunnalil’s church dismissed the news as mere “rumours”. But they added that they were yet to receive any information about the priest’s whereabouts
The news of the crucifixion first appeared on a South African-based religious group’s Facebook. The post read, “Was informed that the Salesian priest, Father Tom who was kidnapped from the Missionaries of Charity Home in Yemen is being tortured and is going to be crucified on Good Friday. This calls for serious concerted prayers from all of us.