Will Go To Yemen Again If God Wishes Me To Do So: Father Tom Uzhunnalil


Will Go To Yemen Again If God Wishes Me To Do So: Father Tom

Father Toms says he’ll return to Yemen, the place he was kidnapped, if the necessity arises (File Photograph)

Kochi:  Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was freed after being saved in captivity allegedly by terrorists for 18 months in Yemen, right this moment mentioned he would go to the strife- torn nation once more for service, if God needs him to take action.”Definitely I’ll go there if God needs me to take action. I’m certain He (Jesus) would clear the way in which for me to take action”, the priest informed reporters right here in response to a query. Father Uzhunnalil mentioned he nonetheless had no thought concerning the terrorist outfit which kidnapped him from the charity residence run by the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen in 2016.”I do not know whether or not they belong to ISIS or another group. They didn’t hurt me in captivity or pointed weapons at me. They gave me meals. They gave me medicines once I fell sick,” he mentioned.

Earlier, Father Uzhunnalil arrived right here from Bengaluru and met Church leaders, clergymen and his relations.

Within the night, he met clergymen and church goers on the Bishop’s home at Pala in Kottayam district earlier than continuing to Ramapuram to fulfill his neighbours and brothers.

The 59-year-old Catholic priest had returned to Delhi on September 28 after relaxation and recuperation in Vatican Metropolis.

Upon his arrival within the nationwide capital, Father Uzhunnalil had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Exterior Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for his or her assist.Father Uzhunnalil belongs to the Congregation of Salesians of Don Bosco and was kidnapped reportedly throughout a terrorist assault in Aden and brought to an undisclosed place.

On his arrival on the airport right here, he was welcomed by Chief of the Opposition within the Kerala Meeting Ramesh Chennithala and several other clergymen, apart from Christian leaders.

Father Uzhunnalil reached Yemen in 2010 and was serving the Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity of St. Mom Teresa and the Catholic inhabitants there.

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