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A Catholic Bishop has been kidnapped

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The Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Owerri, Bishop Moses Chikwe is said to have been abducted alongside his driver by kidnappers.

His grace, Archbishop Obinna has announced the kidnap of his Auxilary Bishop, Most Reverend Moses Chikwe.

He is said to have been kidnapped on the night of sunday 27th Dec 2020. Up until this moment, there has been no word from the kidnappers.

It could be recalled that The Holy Father, Pope Francis had earlier appointed Msgr. Chikwe on October 17, 2019 as an Auxiliary Bishop.

Before his appointment, he was the Director of Education in the Archdiocese of Owerri.

Moses chikwe was born  on April 4, 1967 in Uzoagba-Ikeduru, imo State and was ordained priest of Owerri Archdiocese on 6th July 1996.