Italian priest recounts harrowing escape from Kabul


Barnabite Father Giovanni Scalese holds a baggage trolley, right, as he arrives with five Missionaries of Charity nuns at Rome's Fiumicino airport Aug. 25, 2021, after the group was evacuated from Afghanistan. Father Scalese was head of the sole Catholic mission in Afghanistan, a chapel located in the Italian embassy. (CNS photo/ANSA)