ASIA/IRAQ - Archbishop of Mosul released

Tuesday, 18 January 2005

Mosul (Fides Service)- The Catholic Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa Mosul has been released, Iraqi Catholic priest in Mosul Father Nizar Semaan told Fides adding that “Archbishop Casmoussa is expected any moment now at the Bishop’s Residence”
The Archbishop was taken hostage yesterday 17 January by an unidentified armed group . (L.M.) (Agenzia Fides 18/1/2005)