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"I Forgive Them" - Priest on his Taliban Jailers

Father Prem Kumar was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan last year and spent the next eight months in captivity - regularly being told he would be killed. The Jesuit priest became well-known for his preaching of tolerance - even to his captors. Well, he's given his first interview since his release to Newsday - and he happened to be in the Vatican, having just met the Pope, who had specifically asked to meet him.

(Picture: Fr Prem Kumar with the Pope; Credit Jesuit Refugee Service)

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