Action Alert!
Catholic World News

4th murder of Brazilian priest since June

November 11, 2009

Father Hidalberto Henrique Guimaraes, 48, a priest of the northeastern Brazilian Archdiocese of Maceió, has become the fourth Brazilian priest to be murdered since June.

“The priest was much loved by the parishioners, who are unable to find explanations for what happened,” noted an archdiocesan statement. “The Archdiocese of Maceió is united in prayer for the solution of this case, awaiting the completion of investigations.”

 


For all current news, visit our News home page.


 
Further information:
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

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!

There are no comments yet for this item.