Franciscan sister held hostage in Mali sends new letter to her family | News Headlines | Catholic Culture

July 08, 2021

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CWN Editor’s Note: Sister Gloria Narváez Argoti was kidnapped in 2017.

Mali, a West African nation of 19.6 million (map), is 89% Muslim, with 9% adhering to ethnic religions. The Mali War began in 2012; it pits Mali’s government (supported by France) against various Islamist groups.

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