Catholic World News

Pakistani Christian killed on pilgrimage

September 09, 2011

A young Pakistani Christian was kidnapped an killed as he made a pilgrimage to a Marian shrine in the Punjab province.

Sunil Masih had left a group of pilgrims walking to the shrine at Mariamabad, going into a field to answer a call of nature, when he was seized. His body was soon found nearby, with obvious marks of violence. Police have not yet identified suspects.

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