Friday, January 24, 2014

Innocent pastor freed after almost 2 years in jail

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In Togo, a Seventh-day Adventist pastor who had been held on false charges for almost 2 years was finally released last week.


Things weren't so great for another church member had been held with Monteiro. Bruno Amah was convicted by a jury and sentenced to life in prison, according to a report by Adventist News Network.


The imprisonment of Pastor Antonio Monteiro and another church member, Bruno Amah, had captured the attention of Adventists around the world.


A man had accused the two church members of committing a series of murders. The accuser had been described as a "'pathological liar' in a court-ordered psychiatric exam," according to Adventist News Network.


You can read more about the release of Pastor Monteiro at Adventist News Network.


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