Franciscan priest murdered in Peru
Catholic World News - August 30, 2010
An 80-year-old Franciscan priest who ran a soup kitchen was murdered in his bedroom in Lima on August 27. A 26-year-old assistant was also found murdered in the kitchen. Father Linan Ruiz Morales, a native of Puerto Rico, was raised in New York and joined the Franciscan order at the age of 27. He made his novitiate in Peru and returned to the nation in 1978.
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!
Progress toward our September expenses ($33,428 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!