Statement on the Release of Father Lawrence Martin Jenco
am grateful that our prayers for the safe return of Father Lawrence Jenco have been answered. Since he was seized in January of
1985, we have been working continuously for his release and that of the other
Americans taken hostage in
Finally, I note that those who held Father Jenco have, in effect, declared their ability to control the fate of the remaining American hostages. While we continue to work for the safe release of all those held, we hold their captors and those who support them responsible for the safety of the remaining American hostages.