Pope Francis condemns kidnapping of 317 school girls in Nigeria

Pope Francis has condemned the kidnapping of the 317 school girls in Nigeria.

In a statement on Sunday, the Roman Catholic Pontiff said;

“I join my voice to that of the Bishops of Nigeria to condemn the vile kidnapping of the 317 girls, taken away from their school in Jangebe. I am praying for these girls so they might return home soon. I am near to their families.”

There were reports on Sunday of the release of the girls. Details to follow.

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