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American nun kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been freed – bishop

American nun kidnapped in Burkina Faso has been freed – bishop

AN American Catholic nun, Suellen Tennyson, who was kidnapped by armed men in northern Burkina Faso in April has been freed, said Theophile Nare, the bishop of the local diocese of Kaya. The 83-year-old nun, from the order of the Marianites of the Holy Cross, was taken hostage on April 5 in the parish of Yalgo where she had been serving since 2014. "Sister Suellen is currently in a safe place and in good health," Nare said in a statement "At the moment we do not have information on the conditions of her release," he added. The identity of the…
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