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Syrian monk killed as rebels overrun monastery

June 24, 2013

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A Syrian hermit was killed by gunfire at a Franciscan monastery in Syria.

Father Francois Mourad, who was a guest at St. Anthony of Padua monastery, may have been killed by an errant bullet, or he may have been deliberately shot by rebel troops who ransacked the monastery.

 


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