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One day after his release from captivity, Salesian priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil met with Pope Francis.
According to the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, the Pope welcomed the priest at his residence yesterday after his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square. Upon greeting the Pope, Fr. Uzhunnalil knelt before him and kissed his feet. Visibly moved by the gesture, the Pope helped him up and kissed his hands. Before blessing the priest, the Pope embraced him and said, he would continue to pray for him, as he had done during his imprisonment.
Father Uzhunnalil was kidnapped in March of last year from a