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Report: Muslim convert to Christianity beheaded in Somalia

Catholic World News - November 20, 2012

Farhan Haji Mose, a 25-year-old Somali convert from Islam to Christianity, was beheaded on November 16 by Al-Shabaab rebels, according to Morning Star News, a recently-founded news service that reports on the persecution of Christians.

“His body was split into two, then carried away, only to be dumped near the beach of Barawa city,” a local Christian said.

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Nov. 20, 2012 10:46 PM ET USA

    Another martyr of Christ, whatever the flavor of his Christianity. Requiescat in pace.

  • Posted by: AgnesDay - Nov. 20, 2012 1:25 PM ET USA

    May this good man intercede for us from his new home in Heaven.

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