Mindanao Jihad Update. Under Sharia law, non-Muslims may not propagate their religions. Since the imposition of Islamic law is the aim of these jihadists, and of all jihadists, this elderly priest became a target for abduction. "Irish priest seized in Mindanao," from BBC News, October 11:
An Irish priest has been seized by gunmen in the troubled southern Philippines, local police say.
They say six attackers, said to be Islamic militants, took Father Michael Sinnott, 78, at gunpoint in Pagadian City, on Mindanao island.
They then fled with the priest in a minivan before boarding a boat.
No group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The Philippine army has been fighting the Abu Sayyaf Islamic militant group in the region.
Father Michael, a priest from the Missionaries of St Columban, was seized by the gunmen at his city residence on Sunday, poli
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