Italy, Vatican say reports of priest's death in Syria remain unconfirmed
Catholic World News - August 14, 2013
Both the Vatican and the Italian foreign ministry have discounted new reports that an Italian Jesuit, Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, has been killed in Syria.
Father Dall'Oglio has been missing since late in July, when he entered Syrian territory, apparently hoping to negotiate the release of hostages. Since his disappearance, several reports have circulated indicating that the priest was killed by rebels. Spokesmen for Syrian rebel groups have said that they have no news about Father Dall'Oglio's whereabouts.
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