blog, Persecution, Religious, Testimony, z318
Leave a Comment

Remaining 12 Haitian missionaries released after two months of captivity


Cote des Arcadins, Haiti
Credit: Bowersbill/Wikipedia/Creative Commons 4.0

The remaining 12 of the 17 missionaries and their families that were kidnapped by the 400 Mawozo gang in October were released this week after nearly two months in captivity.

The gang had previously released two hostages in November and three earlier in December due to health reasons.

The group, which included six men, six women, and five children, was part of the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries (CAM). They were kidnapped on Oct 16, 2021, as they were visiting an orphanage in Ganthier, Haiti.

Reports indicated that the gang was demanding a ransom of $1 million for the release of each hostage. It is uncertain if CAM paid a ransom for their release.

CAM released the following statement on its website:

We glorify God for answered prayer — the remaining twelve hostages are FREE! Join us in praising God that all seventeen of our loved ones are now safe. Thank you for your fervent prayers throughout the past two months. We hope to provide more information as we are able.

READ: 2 Christian missionaries released after being held hostage by Haitian gang for 2 months

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.