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The priest, kidnapped on Tuesday, has now been released unharmed

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was kidnapped in Yemen in an attack that left at least 16 dead

Fr Douglas Al-Bazi’s torturers asked him why he wasn’t afraid of death. He told them: ‘For me, death is the beginning. But for you it is the end’

Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah was blindfolded, handcuffed and abducted shortly after celebrating Mass

Fr Tykhon Kulbaka was held for 12 days and subjected to mock executions last year

Fr Alexis Prem Kumar SJ was abducted by Taliban gunmen in June last year