Another priest slain in Colombia
Catholic World News - September 13, 2011
Father Oviedo Arrieta, a 34-year-old priest of the Diocese of Apartadó in northwestern Colombia, was brutally murdered on September 12.
“The Catholic Church mourns for this new act of violence that has deeply saddened the Colombian people,” the nation’s bishops said in a statement.
Father Arrieta is the sixth priest murdered in Colombia this year; 79 have been murdered since 1984.
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