Monday, November 11, 2002

Colombian bishop kidnapped

A Colombian bishop who head the Latin American bishop's conference was kidnapped Monday in an area where leftist rebels are active, a Catholic priest said.Bishop Jorge Enrique Jimenez, head of Zipaquira cathedral just outside of Bogota, was abducted along with another clergy member as they traveled to perform a religious ceremony in the town of Pacho, 35 miles north of the capital, Father Raul Alfonso Carrillo told Radionet radio.



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