Libyan bishop denies rumor that he is sheltering Qaddafi
Catholic World News - June 09, 2011
The leading Catholic prelate in Libya has denied rumors that he has given refuge to the country’s embattled leader, Muammar Qaddafi, in his offices.
Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, the apostolic vicar of Tripoli, has been a persistent critic of the NATO military drive against the Libyan government. The remarkable rumor that he is sheltering Qaddafi, which appeared in the Italian media, suggests that his opposition to the war has caused some propagandists to classify him as a friend of the Qaddafi regime
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($23,735 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!