(Reuters) Syrian rights group says rebels killed Italian Jesuit priest

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in Syria have killed an Italian Jesuit priest who disappeared in the east of the country late last month, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Paolo Dall'Oglio, a vocal supporter of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and some Islamist rebel groups, disappeared in the rebel-held city of Raqqa on July 29.

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Posted August 16, 2013 at 5:15 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. David Keller wrote:

I suppose Rowan Williams will be happy to tell the family of the dead priest to get over it and just grow up.

August 16, 7:15 am | [comment link]
2. Charles52 wrote:

Prayers.for this man, and with a remembrance for the two missing Orthodox bishops. May the Light since forth into darkness.

August 16, 8:35 am | [comment link]
3. Terry Tee wrote:

Yes, we should think of the missing bishops and pray for resolution of this cruel event.  I cannot help but think that even in the chaos of Syria there must be lots of people who know what happened to them - and who are keeping silent.  Shame on them!

August 17, 11:24 am | [comment link]
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