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Teen Charged In Kidnapping Attempt At Severn Gambrills Church

| June 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

On June 11, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the Western District responded to the Faith Community Church located in the 1300 block of Waugh Chapel Road in for a report of possible child abuse. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the mother of the victim, who reported that her nine-year-old daughter and a juvenile […]

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SE Pa. church holds mock kidnapping on youth group

| March 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A southeastern Pennsylvania church subjected members of a youth group to a mock kidnapping and interrogations without telling them it was staged, and the outraged mother of one 14-year-old girl has filed a complaint with police. The pastor of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Middletown said the church is "so saddened" that the […]

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Church Leaders Kidnapped in India

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

A staff-member and two church leaders from a California-based church planting ministry have been captured in western India. Over this past weekend an Empart Church Planter and two church leaders (names withheld for security reasons) were taken by force on their way to an evangelistic outreach event. Empart transforms communities by training local people to […]

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Priest kidnapping in Sudan heightens tensions

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Khartoum, Sudan, Jan 18, 2012 / 01:01 am (CNA).- A truckload of attackers kidnapped two Catholic priests from their rectory in Sudan on Jan. 15, causing fears for their safety at a time of continued regional tensions. The attack took place at St. Josephine Bakhita’s Catholic Church in the town of Rabak, south of Khartoum. […]

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Matamoros bishop confirms priest was kidnapped

| October 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bishop Ruy Rendon has about a month on the job in the Diocese of Matamoros but he's learning that he's got his work cut out for him. At a recent press conference, Bishop Rendon confirmed that Catholic priests in the northeastern Mexico are not immune to the drug cartel violence around them. Bishop Rendon told […]

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Man Arrested in Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Case

| September 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Minden, NV – Douglas County sheriff's investigators have arrested 21-year-old Jacob Wilcher on charges of kidnapping and attempted sexual assault after Sheriff's take action to disable vehicle in chase. At about 11:40 am Sunday, DCSO Deputies responded to a call of an attempted child abduction at the Lifepoint Church in Minden, NV. A teacher at […]

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Good Samaritan kidnapped and robbed

| May 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Good Samaritan act today led to a carjacking, kidnapping and theft. A woman was working at Pine Summit Baptist Church around 8:30 a.m., when she unlocked the doors for a local homeless man. The 50-year-old victim told deputies the suspect, known only to her as J.R., was a regular visitor, and she often provided […]

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Honolulu report details sex charge against priest

| February 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

THE sexual assault accusations against a Winnipeg priest on vacation in Hawaii stem from an encounter with a female churchgoer after a Sunday service. Allegations of sexual assault and kidnapping against Rev. Bothdan Borowic, parish priest for two Ukrainian Catholic churches in Winnipeg, are contained in court documents obtained by the Winnipeg Free Press. A […]

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Extremists Abduct Daughter of Church Contractor in Egypt

| February 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Muslim extremists on Saturday abducted the daughter of a church building contractor who is involved in the controversial building of a church in northern Egypt, reports a Coptic rights organization. Nesma Sarwat, 18, the daughter of the building contractor for the controversial St. Mary and St. Michael church in Talbiya, within Egypt’s third largest city […]

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Priest, 56, accused of sex assault at church

| February 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The priest charged in connection with the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault on the grounds of an East Honolulu church arrived in Hawaii only two weeks ago. The Rev. Bothdan Borowic, 56, was charged yesterday with kidnapping and two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. He was being held in lieu of $75,000 bail. The assault […]

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Israel issues alert over Hezbollah plans to attack or kidnap Israelis abroad

| February 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Israel Counter Terrorism Bureau issued a warning Friday morning to Israeli travelers in anticipation of threats resulting from the anniversary of the assassination of Hezbollah officials Imad Mughniyah and Abbas al-Masawi, both of which were allegedly perpetrated by Israel. The bureau cautioned the Israeli public that because of the increased threat of terror attacks […]

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Case opened into kidnapping of Buryatia Evangelical Church pastor

| January 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chita, January 18, Interfax – The Interior Ministry of Russia's Republic of Buryatia has opened a criminal case into the abduction of Resurrection Evangelical Church pastor Yevgeny Medvedev in Ulan-Ude. "The pastor sustained minor injuries. A wound on his neck was stitched up. Experts are now working with him," ministry spokeswoman Lidia Tsybikova told Interfax. […]

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Woman, grandson abducted outside Georgetown church

| January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

GEORGETOWN | A Georgetown woman and her 4-year-old grandson were abducted by two men outside the First Baptist Church at about 7:30 p.m., said Capt. Nelson Brown of the Georgetown Police Department. After they left Wednesday night services, the woman put her grandson in the car and was walking to her side of the car […]

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Missionary and son safe after kidnapping

| November 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jim Scudder, a missionary in Kenya supported by the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ in Little Rock, Ark., and his son, John, are safe after a kidnapping ordeal in the East African nation’s capital, Nairobi. “Details are very sketchy at present,” said Roger Pritchett, missions minister for the Pleasant Valley church. Scudder and his son […]

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FBI still examining reported kidnapping of pastor

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

FBI officials Tuesday announced that the investigation continues into the reported abduction of a Guymon, Okla., pastor, who was kidnapped while in Mexico last week. Refugio Villa, 45, the pastor at the First Hispanic Baptist Church in Guymon, showed up at a border checkpoint in New Mexico on Friday night, a little more than a […]

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