Breaking News – Nun Visiting New York From Ethiopia Missing

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Missing nun Tadelech Yohanis. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK – A nun visiting the U.S. from Ethiopia is missing, the NYPD said.
Tadelech Yohanis, 30, was last seen at around 2 p.m. last Thursday. at Sacred Heart Convent on the Lower East Side.
Yohanis arrived in the U.S. Oct. 6 and was set to leave Sunday, Oct. 26.
On the 23rd, Yohanis left the convent with her passport and hasn’t returned, police said.
Yohanis is “in good mental condition” and is 5’9″ and about 150 pounds, police said.
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  1. I hope she is fine.
    It is easy to suspect she is fine. Soon we will hear that she asked asylem from the US Gov’t as she came from one of the most represive Gov’t in the world. Nobody with the right mind would want to live in the current Ethiopia unless she/he doesn’t have any choice.

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